May 4, 2009

Andhra Chicken Pickle


Ingredients

Chicken-1 lb
Garlic-10 pods
cloves-7
cinnamon stick-1 inch
Coriander powder-1tsp
Mustard powder-1tsp
Cardamon powder-a pinch
Methi seed powder-1/2tsp
Red chilli powder-1/2 cup
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Turmeric-2tsp
Curry leaves
Salt
Oil-1 cup
lemon juice-1/2 cup

Method of Preparation

1)Wash and cut chicken to small pieces.
2)Take water and 1/2tsp turmeric in a pan and bring it to boil.Add chicken pieces to it and cook till the chicken is well cooked.
3)Remove the chicken pieces from water and dry it on paper towels so that there is no moisture in it.
4)Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken pieces till golden brown and keep them aside.Fry garlic and bayleaf in the same oil for a minute.


5)Let the oil cool.Add Red chilli powder,mustard powder,cardamon powder,methi seeds powder,coriander powder,salt(I added 2 tsp)and turmeric to it.Add chicken pieces,garlic and lemon juice to it and mix well.

6)Take a tsp of oil in other pan.Add mustard seeds,cloves,cinnamon and curry leaves.
Add this to the chicken pickle and mix well.
7)Store it in an air tight container and use it from next day.
->Store this pickle in refrigerator.It will be good for a month.If you are storing for long time see that the oil floats on top of the pickle.
Please bear with my pics..