Madurai Chicken Saalna

by NishaBharath
Authentic gravy for rotis
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Votes: 3
Rating: 4
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Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken - 1 lb
  • Turmeric powder(a pinch) -
  • Onion(cut into length wise) - 1
  • Tomato(chopped) - 2
  • Salt(as rqrd) -
  • For grinding masala:(Masala) - 1)
  • Corriander seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Red chillies - 7 nos
  • Black pepper - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Ginger - 1 pod
  • garlic - 6 to
  • Curry leaves(few) -
  • Onion - 1/2
For seasoning:
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Cloves - 2
  • Cinammon stick - 1
  • Cardamom - 1
  • Oil -
Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken - 1 lb
  • Turmeric powder(a pinch) -
  • Onion(cut into length wise) - 1
  • Tomato(chopped) - 2
  • Salt(as rqrd) -
  • For grinding masala:(Masala) - 1)
  • Corriander seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Red chillies - 7 nos
  • Black pepper - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Ginger - 1 pod
  • garlic - 6 to
  • Curry leaves(few) -
  • Onion - 1/2
For seasoning:
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Cloves - 2
  • Cinammon stick - 1
  • Cardamom - 1
  • Oil -
Votes: 3
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Grind the ingredients mentioned in Masala 1 to a fine paste. Keep aside.
  2. Then grind the ingredients mentioned in Masala 2 and keep it aside.
  3. Heat some oil in a pan.
  4. Add the chopped onions and saute it.
  5. Add tomatoes and fry them until they are cooked well.
  6. Add masala - 1 to this.
  7. Allow it to cook for about 7 min until the raw smell goes off.
  8. Add chicken, salt, 2 cups water, and turmeric powder to it and allow the chicken to cook well.
  9. Once the chicken is cooked, simmer the stove and now add masala - 2. :- Do not allow the mixture to boil after adding masala 2.
  10. Cook this for 5 min on a medium flame until the oil separates on the top of the gravy.
  11. Turn off the stove and keep it aside.
  12. Heat oil in another pan.
  13. Add bayleaf, cardamom, cinammon stick, cloves. Add this seasoning mixture to the cooked gravy.
  14. Garnish it with plenty of corriander leaves.
  15. :- Serve hot.
  16. :- Goes well with parata, chapathi, idly, dosa and boiled rice
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3 comments

curryadmin
mallu chef March 6, 2008 - 12:00 am

it has a very different taste than the other chicken recipes on pachakam. my wife liked it a lot, i didnt like it as much.

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curryadmin
jayakarthik March 24, 2008 - 12:00 am

thank you for sharing this recipe with us, it came out well but since we are vegetarians i prefered to substitute the chicken with potato probably its becoz of it the recipe didnt turn out as i wished
the rest was good. thank you once again.

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curryadmin
SM September 25, 2006 - 12:00 am

Awesome recipe. I tried it and it couldn`t have come out better. Thanks for the recipe.

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