Ask any non-veg lover to define chicken; the only reply you will get is comfort. It is simple, versatile and can help you put together a lavish meal in a very less time. One of the most popular non-veg food ingredients across the globe, chicken can be used to whip up both the simplest and the richest of the recipes, without much struggle. While a humble bowl of chicken soup can soothe your soul anytime of the day, a lavish plate of chicken biryani or chicken korma makes everyone slurp!
Another such soul soothing chicken-based recipe is chicken stew. It is basically a light yet spicy dish made with boiled chicken, vegetables, some spices and milk.
We bring you a chicken stew recipe that can be churned out anytime of the day with chicken, potato, ginger, garlic, some spices and coconut milk. All you need to do is boil the chicken and potato, and add it to a spice mix, made with onion, garlic, ginger and rest of the ingredients. You may have it as is or pair with some bread or roti for a protein-rich, wholesome meal.
Here’s The Written Recipe Of Protein-Packed Chicken Stew:
Chicken- 5-6 pieces
Coconut milk- half cup
Potato- 1, cut into four halves
Onion- 1, chopped
Curry leaves- 5-6
Garlic paste- half teaspoon
Ginger paste- half teaspoon
Green chilli- 1, chopped
Cinnamon stick- 1
Salt- as per taste
Vinegar- 2 teaspoon
Take the chicken pieces in a pressure cooker and add vinegar to it.
Add the potatoes, salt and water.
Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook upto 2 whistles.
Heat some oil in a pan and add onion, garlic, ginger, green chillies and sauté.
Now, add cardamom, cinnamon and mix.
Add the boiled chicken in the kadhai and pour the coconut milk on it.
Mix everything together and close the lid. And cook till the chicken is tender.
Temper some curry leaves and add tadka to the stew.
Serve hot with a dollop of butter on it.
Enjoy your meal!
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