Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Chicken Curry (Kari Ayam)

Chicken curry is the most popular Indian dish. There are so many ways of preparing it. This is my way of doing it which I find it best to eat with either white rice, roti Canai , roti jala or even bread. I used a lot of ingredients and may looks a bit complicated but trust me.. it's worth the afford.

Ingredients (A)
1/2 chicken - cut into small pieces
3 potato - cut   
1 cup plain yogurt
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup water
1 tblsp chicken stock
1 tblsp Ghee
1 tblsp cooking oil
1 lemon grass
2 pcs Tomato
2 pcs green chilli (optional)
salt to taste
Ingredient (B)
2 small onion )
2 garlic            ) Slice
1/4 ginger      )
1" Cinnamon Stick
3 pcs Star anise
3 -4 Cardamom
3 -4 Cloves
Curry leaves
Ingredients C (to blend )
3 pcs small onions
2 pcs garlic
1/2 ginger
1/2 fresh tumeric (optional)
1/2 inch galanggal
2 tsp corriander powder
1 tsp black pepper
1 tblsp chilli powder
1 tblsp Kurma powder ( I used 'BABA's' brand)
2 tblsp Curry powder ('BABAs')
1) Heat up oil and ghee in a medium size pot
2) Fried ingredient B until it turns brown, then add ingredient C and lemon grass
3) Cover the pot and reduce the heat. Keep stirs until you can see the oil and fragrance
4) Add chicken and potato, add water and let it simmer for 5 - 10 minutes
5) Add yogurt, coconut milk, chicken stock and salt
6) Finally add tomato and green chilli
7) Garnish with corriander leaves and serve it with white rice

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