Chicken Drumstick Masala
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Cuisine: Indian
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Ingredients
  • • Chicken Drumsticks - 6
  • • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • • Cumin seeds/ Jeera – 1 tsp
  • • Coconut – 2 tbsp, grated or desiccated coconut
  • • Onions – 2, medium, sliced finely
  • • Tomatoes – 1, medium, chopped finely
  • • Green Chillies – 2, sliced
  • • Garlic – 5, chopped finely
  • • Ginger – 1 inch, chopped finely
  • • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • • Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • • Coriander powder – 1tbsp
  • • Fennel powder – 1 tsp ( I crushed some fennel seeds and added)
  • • Chilli powder – 1 tbsp
  • • Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
  • • Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp, chopped, for garnish
  • • Salt – as needed
Instructions
  1. Take a pan and oil in medium flame, cumin seeds and when their color changes, add cumin seed. When it turns brown, add onions, garlic, ginger, green chillies and curry leaves.
  2. After the onion is sautéed, add tomato, turmeric powder, keep stirring and make sure it sautéed well for a minute.
  3. Add the chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, fennel powder, garam masala powder and sauté well till it oozes out oil.
  4. Add the coconut and sauté well.
  5. Add the chicken and mix well.
  6. Close it with the lid , keep it in medium to low flame and add 2 tbsp of water. Let the chicken cook from the water that chicken oozes out.
  7. Once it is almost 90% done till the chicken is dry and roasted. Keep the vessel open and not close it with lid now.
  8. When it is perfectly roasted, garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Notes
If you find the spice level to be high, reduce the chilli powder to half.
Recipe by Relish The Bite at http://www.relishthebite.com/chicken-drumstick-masala/