Gongura (red sorrel leaves ) chicken
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Author kbinduvijay Yield No Value
Published Feb 7, 2008 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Chicken Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Andhra chicken curry

Recipe of Gongura (red sorrel leaves ) chicken

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cumin Pwd 1 Tablespoons
Coriander Pwd 1 Tablespoons
Onions, Finely Chopped 2 Large
Green Chillis, Slit (adjust) 2-5 Numbers
Freshly Picked, Washed Red Sorrel Leaves 2 Cup
Cjicken, Washed And Drained 2 Lbs
Oil 2 Tablespoons


Marinade: 1 cup curd 1 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1/4 tsp turmeric pwd 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp red chilli pwd juice of small lemon Garam Masala Pwd: 5-6 cloves 1 1/2″ cinnamon 2 cardamoms 2 star anise/anaas puvu/biryani puvvu 1 tbsp khus-khus pwd 1 Marinate chicken pieces in curd, salt, turmeric pwd, chilli pwd, ginger garlic paste and lemon juice and keep aside for half an hour. Pressure cook till the chicken is half cooked. 2 Lightly dry roast the spices under ‘garam masala pwd’ for 3-4 mts and cool. Grind the spices to make a powder. Keep aside. 3 Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add the onions and green chillis and saute till transparent. 4 Add the sauted onions to the pressure cooked chicken pieces and cook on high heat for 2-3 mts. Add coriander pwd, cumin pwd and garam masala pwd and combine well. Add a cup of water and adjust salt. Bring to a boil and reduce heat and cook for another 10-12 mts. 5 Add the washed gongura leaves by roughing tearing them and combine well. Place the lid and cook till the chicken has turned soft and the leaves have blended well with the chicken masala base. 6 Serve hot with white rice or rotis.
Posted Feb 7, 2008

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