Curry has always been a favourite for any Indian. With varieties of flavours it would only take few ingredients to make a delicious lunch or dinner. This recipe which you are about to prepare is called Chicken Dhansak curry, is little spicy in flavour but a perfect recipe for a week night. With addition of lentils it becomes rich in fibre and protein also helping soak delicious curry sauce.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
4 Boneless Chicken thighs;
2 tsp. Garam Masala;
Salt as per taste;
4 tbsp. Oil;
1 tbsp. Ginger and Garlic paste;
1 tbsp. Tomato paste;
2/3 cup cooked Red lentils;
1 tbsp. Red Chilli powder;
11/2 cup. Warm water;
1/2 cup plain Yogurt.
How to cook?
First slice the chicken thighs in small pieces.
Heat Vegetable oil in a large skillet on a high flame.
Place the chicken and let it cook for 3-4 minutes or until brown from both the sides.
Now, remove the chicken and set it aside.
Reduce the heat and add 2 tbsp oil and scrape any cooked on bits food from the bottom of the skillet.
Add Garam masala, red chilli powder and salt and cook it for 30 seconds.
Add ginger and garlic paste, tomato paste and mix it well.
Add warm water depending on how thick you need the sauce and combine well.
Now add chicken and cooked lentils in the skillet.
Stir well and let it cook for about 30 minutes on a low flame.
Remove from heat and stir it in yogurt.
Serve hot with rice or roti.
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