Chicken in Rich ginger Popy seed Sauce

Chicken in Rich ginger Popy seed Sauce

Chicken in Rich ginger Popy seed SauceHow to Make Chicken in Rich Ginger Poppy  seed Sauce

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/4 cup fresh ginger paste

3 tbsp garlic paste

4 green chili cut lengthwise

1 kg chicken cut in to bite size

3 tbsp coconut oil

3 bay leaves

6 whole cardamom pods

3 whole cloves

1 cup finely chopped onions

1/4 turmeric

1/2 tsp Ground red chili

1 cup water

2 tbsp white poppy seeds made into paste

salt to taste


1. Combine 1/2 turmeric, ginger,garlic,and green chili in a bowl. Toss chicken gently in the ginger mixture

making sure each piece is well coated. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.


2. Heat oil on a pan over medium low heat. Fry bay leaves,cardamom and cloves for  few seconds.

Add onion and fry until browned 8-1 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in 1/4 turmeric, and red pepper.

Add the chicken with marinade and cook for about 2 minutes.


3. Add  water and lower heat. Simmer ,covered,until chicken is tender about 30, 45 minutes.


4. Stir in poppy seeds paste and salt. Simmer ,covered, until the sauce thickens about 10- 15 minutes,

stir occasionally. Remove from the heat. Let stand cover for 10 minutes to help thicken the sauce

and develop the flavors. Scatter cilantro on top and serve