Chettinad Chicken Soup

Chettinad Chicken Soup

Chettinad Chicken Soup

1/4 Cup toor dal

 

1/2 Tsp turmeric powder

 

3 Cloves garlic

 

2 Tbsp corn oil

 

2 Bay leaf

 

2 Small cinnamon stick

 

5-6 Curry leaves

 

1/2 Tsp cumin seeds

 

1/4 Tsp fennel seeds

 

1/2 Cup onion, cut lengthwise

 

1/4 Chopped tomatoes

 

1 1/2 Tsp minced fresh ginger

 

1/2 Chopped green chilli pepper

 

3/4 Cup chopped skinless chicken

 

1 Tsp curry powder

 

1/4 Cup fresh coriander

 

1/2 Tsp black pepper and cumin powder

 

Salt to taste
method

1.   Boil 3 cups of water in a saucepan and

 

2.   Add toor dal and turmeric powder and cook for 30 minutes. until dal becomes creamy

and set a side

 

3.  In a deep saucepan heat corn oil over medium heat.when oil is hot,add bay leaf cinnamon

curry leaves,cumin and fennel.then add onions,garlic ,tomatoes ,ginger and green chilli and

fry for 5 minutes until onions are tender.

 

4.   Add chicken and stir- fry with onions over medium heat.add curry powder and stir well cook

and add salt

 

5.   Add toor dal mixture and 4 cups of warm water to chicken.

 

6.   Add coriander and allow the soup to come to a boil and add black pepper and cumin powder

and stir well

7.   After soup has come to a boil reduce heat and allow simmer until the chicken is tender.if soup is

thick add some hot water as you need.

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