Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Chicken and Prawn Balti

 Chicken and Prawn Balti


Ingredients
10 to 12 Boneless Chicken pieces
1 bowl medium sized Prawns
2 Onions chopped
2 Tomatoes chopped
1 Green Capsicum cut into pieces
1 tsp Green Chillies crushed
1 tsp Ginger crushed
1 tbsp Garlic crushed
1 bowl Tomato puree
2 tbsp Curd
Salt to taste
3 tbsp Balti Masala powder
2 tbsp Oil
Few Coriander leaves chopped  for garnishing


Method
Take a wok, add oil. Let it heat. Add the onions and sauté it till translucent. Add the green chillies, garlic and ginger. Sauté it for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes sauté it for 2 minutes, then add the chicken, stir it. Add the tomatoes and capsicum, stir it, add the salt and balti masala. Stir and cook for 3 minutes. Add the prawns and tomato puree, stir it the add the curd. Stir and cover and cook till the chicken pieces are tender. Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Balti Masala powder
Ingredients
2 tbsp Cumin Seed
1 tbsp Coriander seeds
1 tbsp Fennel seeds
1 tbsp Mustard seeds
1 tbsp Fenugreek seeds
1 tsp Nigella  seeds
1 big Cinnamon stick broken into small pieces
4 Black Cardamom
1 tbsp Peppercorns
10 Cloves
1 tbsp Dry Fenugreek leaves
20  dried Curry leaves
5 Bay leaves
1 tbsp Turmeric powder
1 tbsp  Garlic powder
1 tbsp Ginger powder
1 tbsp Red Chilli powder


Method
Take a pan. Add all the spices one by one and dry roast it. Cool it. Add the spices into a grinder, add the powder. Grind all the ingredients to a fine powder. Cool it and store it in an air tight dry glass bottle.