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How to Make Country Captain by Chef Michael


Jul 13, 2015

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

easy

INGREDIENTS

    1 kg chicken
    6 tablespoon ghee / oil
    2 medium onions, finely sliced
    1 tablespoon garlic paste
    1 teaspoon ginger paste
    2 bay leaves / tej patta
    150 ml chicken stock/ water
    100 ml fresh cream
    100 ml yogurt, whisked smooth
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon black pepper powder
    Masala
    100 g fresh coconut, grated
    100 g cashew nut
    100 g pistachio nuts
    7 green cardamoms
    7 cloves
    2 stick cinnamon
    1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon poppy seeds / khus-khus
    10 dried red Kashmiri chillies

DIRECTIONS

This delicious country captain recipes has its origin in Indian cuisine, a hint of British and a hint of Portuguese!

Method:

1. Grind all the masala ingredients to a fine consistency and gradually add water to it, as required.Wash the chicken       and joint it.
3. In a pan, heat half the ghee / oil and sauté onions over moderate heat, till brown.Stir in garlic and ginger paste and     sauté over low heat till fragrant. Add chicken and brown it well.
4. In another pan, heat remaining ghee / oil and fry the ground masala over low to moderate heat, till                  fragrant. Sprinkle in a little water if required, to prevent burning. Add chicken, bay leaves and stock / water. Cover pan and simmer till chicken is tender.
5. Whisk cream and yoghurt together, add to the curry and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Season it with salt and pepper.

Serve hot.

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