• Prep Time 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time 30-35 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy
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Recipe Description

Chicken cooked with vermicelli and a medley of masalas.

Ingredients:-

  • Vermicelli – 1 cup
  • Boneless chicken breast, cut into 2 inch pieces – 2 no
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Black cardamoms – 3 no
  • Mace – 1 no
  • Bay leaves – 2 no
  • Green cardamoms – 4-5 no
  • Cloves – 4-5 no
  • Cinnamon sticks – 1- 3 inch
  • Black peppercorns – 12-15 no
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Onion, finely chopped – 1 no large
  • Ginger paste – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Tomatoes – 3 no medium
  • Coriander powder – 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Crushed black peppercorns – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Lemon rind – 1/2 tsp
  • Juice of – 1/2 lemon
  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped – 2 tbsp
  • For garnishing-
  • Chilli flakes
  • Garam masala powder

 

Method:-

  1. Heat oil in a non stick wok. Add black cardamoms, mace, bay leaves, green cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon, black peppercorns, cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant.
  2. Add onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes till light brown. Add ginger and garlic paste and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Roughly chop tomatoes, grind into a purée and add to the wok. Sauté for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, crushed black peppercorns, cumin powder, garam masala powder, salt and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add 1 litre water, chicken pieces and mix well.
  6. Add lemon rind, lemon juice, vermicelli, fresh coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 6-8 minutes, till the gravy thickens and chicken is completely cooked.
  7. Transfer into a serving bowl, sprinkle some chilli flakes and garam masala powder and serve hot.

 

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Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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