Celery, Chicken with Quinoa

. Chop celery, carrot and an onion. Keep aside. Rub canola oil, lots of coriander powder, red chilly powder and turmeric on small pieces of about half a chicken breast. Heat a non stick pan. Once its hot add the chicken. Use a silicone spatula as that will help you move around the excess masalaContinue reading “Celery, Chicken with Quinoa”

Chicken Roast

Marinate chicken in hung curd, mustard sauce, lemon juice, ginger+garlic paste, apple cider vinegar, chilly powder, turmeric powder, kasuri methi, butter, roasted cumin powder and salt. Do this overnight. Use a thick kadai for cooking this. Melt butter in oil. Use a mediumĀ flame and try to keep the chicken out of the water that willContinue reading “Chicken Roast”

Chicken Kebabs

I don’t like to marinate chicken. So this is a recipe that relies on cooking time for softness rather than enzyme action. Simply rub a generous amount or turmeric, red chilly powder, coriander power with yogurt and ginger-garlic paste on pieces of boneless chicken breast. 10 mins later, skewer them with bamboo sticks. Get theContinue reading “Chicken Kebabs”

Fava Beans with Chicken

  Saim ki phali as they call in Hindi has many names in English. Some call it broad beans others call them snow/snap peas. I like the name Fava so I will stick with it. Remove the edge by cutting the top and pulling the strings out. If left these can make the texture goContinue reading “Fava Beans with Chicken”

Chicken and Amaranth Leaves

You might find the chicken pieces used in this recipe a little surprising. I buy whole chickens from the shop and then cut it myself. This way I don’t have to deal with badly smashed bones and uneven sizes. Each chicken gets divided into three portions. 1. Whole Legs 2. Boneless Breasts. 3. Everything leftContinue reading “Chicken and Amaranth Leaves”

Baked Chicken with Fenugreek Leaves

And trust me….the bitterness level of Fenugreek is greatly diminished in this recipe provided you use all the ingredients. Wash and dry the fenugreek leaves. Its best if you use a salad spinner. Spread them in a baking dish. Place two chicken breast on it. Season with salt, pepper, zatar powder, chat masala…anything you want.Continue reading “Baked Chicken with Fenugreek Leaves”

Girdled Okra with Baked Chicken

To prepare the chicken, generously rub minced garlic, chilly flakes, any dried herbs and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Some cheese topping. Cover the baking dish with foil.180 degrees for 40 mins. Uncover and only top heat at 200 for 10-12 mins. There will be oil collected at the base of the dish.Continue reading “Girdled Okra with Baked Chicken”