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Gongura Chicken

Gongura Chicken

Brief Description

Gongura chicken is very spicy and delicious recipe from Goa. Prepare this recipe at home by following this simple recipe.

Preparation Time 20 mins
Cooking Time 25 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Gongura Chicken

  • 250g chicken
  • 1 whole bunch of Gongura leaves
  • 1 big onion
  • 2-3 green chilies
  • 1 tsp ginger- garlic paste
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 sprig or coriander leaves
  • Curry leaves
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt to taste

Gongura Chicken

How to make Gongura Chicken

  • Marinate chicken pieces with enough salt and turmeric powder for 1/2 hr. Marinate the chicken pieces with turmeric and salt and leave for 30 min.
  • Boil some water and cook Gongura leaves and red chilies in it for a while.
  • Then grind them to a paste
  • Heat up oil in a pan and sauté the onions.
  • Drop in the ginger- garlic paste and curry leaves into it.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder to it and saute it for a while. Put in coriander powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, garam masala to it and sauté it for a while
  • Toss in chicken pieces and coriander leaves and cook till chicken is done.
  • Put in the Gongura leaves paste and cook further.
  • Use coriander leaves for garnishing.

gongura chicken

Gongura Chicken

Some Useful Tips

  • You can use the Gongura leaves directly instead of making it into a paste. Use the green chilies with a split instead then.
  • Depending on the quality/type of meat used the time for cooking may vary.

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