Punjabi style chicken potato curry

Yesterday I was browsing for chicken recipes and I found this yummy chicken recipe. This is really awesome and I made it with little variation that is I just added methi leaves to the curry. Methi leaves a good for health and aloo methi combination rocks. Punjab is one of the northern state in India. This curry style originated from that place so the name.

Chicken 1/2KG(i added  chicken thighs and 2 drumsticks)
Methi leaves- 1/2cup washed and chopped
Aloo/potato 1 big chopped to medium size cubes-
Onions chopped-1cup
tomato chopped-1/2cup
coconut powder-2tbsp
Ginger minced-1tbsp
garlic minced-1tbsp
garam masala-1/4tbsp
coriander powder-1tbsp
cumin powder-1tbsp
cumin seeds-1tbsp
red chili powder-1tbsp
green chili-1( jalapeno) sliced
Salt to taste
turmeric powder pinch
cilantro for garnishing

Remove extra fat from chicken and cut it to medium size pieces. Remove skin from drum sticks and make deep cuts. Wash them and allow water to drain completely. Now take a wide mouth skillet and heat oil in it. Add cumin seeds and when they start splattering add onions and green chili. when the onion turn tender add ginger, garlic, salt and turmeric and saute till raw flavor goes off. Then add Potatoes and mix well. cook by closing the vessel for 2min and keep sauteing in between. Then add coriander powder, cumin powder, curd, coconut powder and 1/2cup water and mix well. Let this cook under medium flame for 2min by closing the vessel. Now add chicken mix well and add more water if required and cook till chicken is completely cooked under medium flame. It takes about 15min to completely cook the chicken. When the chicken is done add methi leaves,and garam masala. Mix well and cook it under medium flame. Check for taste add salt if required, and also you can add water if you want more gravy like if you wish. After the curry is cooked garnish with cilantro and serve it. Goes well with bagara/ plain rice/chapati.

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  1. Nice combination...Curry looks delicious...

  2. Yum yum, love chicken and potato combo in curry,super delicious dish.

  3. Panjabi style curry is delicious. Happy Diwali to you and your family Deepthi!!!

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