Sunday, February 13, 2011

Cornish Hen Roast

Here is the recipe for a really spicy Cornish hen roast!
  • Cornish hen-1
  • Onion-2 medium, sliced
  • Tomato-1, chopped
  • Dry red chilly(vattal mulaku, lal mirchi)-8-10, crushed or 2-3 tsp of chilly flakes
  • Coriander powder-2 tsp
  • Ginger -2 tsp, chopped
  • Garlic- 2tsp, chopped
  • Fennel powder-1/2 tsp
  • Chicken masala- 1 tsp
  • Black pepper-1 tsp
  • Coconut milk-1/2 cup
  • Curry leaves
  • Mustard seeds
  • Cardamom-3-5
  • Cloves-5
  • Cinnamon sticks-2
For marination:
  • Vinegar-2 tsp
  • Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
  • Salt
  1. Clean chicken(I removed skin) and cut into medium size pieces.
  2. Marinate with vinegar, pepper powder, ginger garlic paste and salt for at least 30 min.
  3. Shallow fry marinated chicken and keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves followed by garlic, ginger and sliced onions. Saute until the onions become slightly brown.
  5. Add dry red chillies, coriander powder, chicken masala, pepper powder, fennel powder, salt and fry for 2-3 min. Add chopped tomato and saute until it become a fine paste. Crush cardamom, cinnamon and cloves and add into chicken.
  6. Dilute the coconut milk in 1/2 cup of water and add in to chicken. Saute until the gravy becomes thick. Serve hot with rice or chappathi


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