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29 Nov 2012

Assamese Style Chicken with Turnip

(Ulkobir logot Kukurar Mangxo)


INGREDIENTS
  • Chicken - 1 kilogram
  • Turnip (Ulkobi) - 2 (Cut to 4 pieces each)
  • Potato (Optional) - 2 (Cubed)
  • Onion - 2
  • Tomato - 1
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp (Roasted)
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp (Roasted)
  • Garlic - 10-12 cloves
  • Mustard seeds - 2 pinches
  • Bay leaf - 2
  • Green chilli, Coriander leaves, Salt, Turmeric powder and Mustard oil
METHOD
  • Make a paste of the roasted cumin/coriander seeds, garlic cloves, green chilli and an onion, keep aside
  • Heat mustard oil and add mustard seeds
  • When the mustard seeds stop spluttering, add the other onion (grated) and stir for a minute
  • Add the bay leaves
  • After a minute or so cut and add the tomato
  • When oil separates, add salt and turmeric powder, mix well
  • Now add the turnip/potato pieces and chicken, mix well and cover with a lid
  • After 2-3 minutes, add the 'cumin/coriander/garlic/green chilli/onion' paste, mix well
  • After 2 minutes add 2 glasses of water and cover again
  • When water start to boil bring the heat to medium/low and cook till done
  • Garnish with coriander leaves
  • Serve with Rice