Wednesday 15 October 2014


This is my uncle’s experiment.  One day he sent me the picture of Mint chicken and we got tempted.  Immediately I asked  him and he sent the recipe thru whatsapp.  I prepared the dish on the very same day and  I like to  thank my uncle JayBappa for this wonderful recipe.
Chicken                                         ½ kg
Curd                                              ½ cup
Chilly powder                                2 or 3 tsp
Green chilly                                   4 to 5
Coriander powder                         2 tsp
Garam masala                              1 tsp
Turmeric powder                          ¼ tsp
Mint                                              ¼ cup
Bay leaves                                    1
Black cardamom                           1
Cloves                                           4 to 5
Tomato chopped                           1
Onion finely chopped                    2
Ginger garlic paste                        2 or 3 tsp
Cinnamon                                      1” piece
Cut and clean chicken and keep aside.
Take one bowl add curd, red chilly powder,  salt and turmeric powder and mix well.   Beat till it becomes thick paste.
Then add chicken pieces into it mix well keep aside for at least 30 min.
Finely chop onions, green chillies  and tomato   and keep aside.
Heat oil in kadai add bay leaves,  cinnamon,   cloves, and black cardamom sauté till nice aroma comes.
Add chopped onions sauté till translucent. Add ginger garlic paste fry till onion turn into brown.   Then add coriander powder fry  for a min.  Add  chopped  tomato, mint leaves and green chill fry till smashy then add little water to get thick paste add marinated chicken mix well.  Do not  add much water,  gravy should be thick. When chicken half cooked add garam masala powder mix well check salt and spice level.  If u need more spice then add some more chilly powder and cook till done.
Tasty mint chicken ready to serve with parartha,  chapathi or white rice.


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