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Sunday, August 8, 2010
CHICKEN in TAMARIND (IMLI) and TOMATO SAUCE RECIPE
½ kg boneless chicken cut into pieces
½ kg peeled, diced tomatoes
1 onion chopped
2 tbsps fresh lemon juice
2 tbsps sugar
20 gr. tamarind (dried and stoned)
4 green chillies, finely chopped
1 handful mint leaves
½ handful coriander leaves
1 tbsp garam masala
1 curry leaf
1 tsp turmeric
salt and black pepper to taste
½ cup cooking oil
Mix the garam masala with the salt and pepper and rub over the meat. Put onion, tomatoes, sugar, tamarind and chillies into a pan with three glasses of water. Boil until one glass of water is left. Add the mint and coriander and stir.
Pour the oil into a frying pan and add the chicken and curry leaf and fry for 10-20 mins, or until cooked right through. Now put all this into the pan with the sauce. Cook for 2 mins over a low heat.
Remove from the heat, stir in the lemon juice and leave to stand for 5 mins.
Serve with naan, chapattis or pitta bread.
This has Taste and is a Treat.