How to make it

  • Combine chicken, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Stir to coat chicken with the spices.
  • Let stand while you make the sauce.
  • Finely mince onion, garlic and ginger in a food processor and set aside.
  • Combine 2 tablespoons oil, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and peppercorns in a large casserole over medium high heat.
  • Cook stirring until the cinnamon unfurls 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add minced onion mixture and 1 teaspoon salt and cook stirring for 15 minutes.
  • Remove and discard cinnamon and stir in remaining turmeric and cayenne.
  • Add tomatoes and tomato paste and cook stirring 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a food processor or blender and puree until smooth then set aside.
  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the same pan over medium high heat.
  • Add chicken and cook stirring 2 minutes.
  • Add yogurt 1 tablespoon at a time stirring well after each addition.
  • Cook stirring 2 minutes to evaporate some of the moisture.
  • Add pureed tomato mixture and bring to a boil then stir in the water.
  • Return to a boil then reduce heat and simmer partially covered for 30 minutes.
  • Stir and scrape bottom of the pan every 5 to 8 minutes to keep the sauce from sticking.
  • Uncover and cook 5 more minutes to reduce and thicken sauce.
  • Stir in cilantro and lemon juice then serve hot.

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  • peepers 9 years ago
    I've never tried anything like this but it sure enough looks good. I'm going to put it on my recipe list.
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  • ambus 10 years ago
    This sounds great!
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