Sunday, 24 June 2012

Chicken Yam Gravy

This dish is equally delicious whether served with plain rice or chappathis.This is simple dish with the addition of Indian spices.

Ingredients :
chicken pieces- 300 gm
yam - 300 gm ( peeled and cut into chunks)
ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
garam masala -quarter - half tsp
yogurt - 1tbsp
chilly powder -half - 1 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/4 + 1/4 tsp
coriander powder - 2 tsp
cumin powder - half tsp
tomato - 100 gm
onion - 100gm
slitted green chilli - 1
chopped fresh coriander - 2 tbsp
coconut paste - 3 tbsp or coconut milk - 1 cup
oil - 3 tbsp
salt - to taste

Steps to follow:
Wash and peel the yam and cut into chunks and cook with quarter tsp turmeric and enough water and drain it.
Clean, wash the chicken pieces and marinate with quarter tsp turmeric powder, yogurt and salt to taste.

Heat oil in a pan, add onion slices, stir , add ginger garlic paste and again stir well.Then add chopped tomatoes, chopped coriander,green chilli and saute well.Then add all the masala powders and marinated chicken pieces mix well and cook for 15 minutes until the chicken pieces are tender.

Then add cooked yam pieces and a cup of water let it boil for 5 minutes. Add little salt to taste.

Add coconut paste, bring to boil, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Now the Chicken yam gravy is ready to serve.This gravy is absolutely delicious serve with hot steamed rice or chapathi.


PT said...

a diff. combo.. will try it..

Chandrani said...

Very healthy and yummy curry.

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faseela said...

innovative pairing luvd it....

Spice up the Curry said...

very yummy. nice curry

Julie said...

Very unique & delicious curry,yummy!!

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Divya Pramil said...

Unique recipe with a different combo.. Arputham..My best wishes :)
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Supriya's Rasoi said...

Adding Yam to chicken very new. Curry looks yummy.

Priya said...

Super irresistible dish,makes me drool and tempting.

Shabbu said...

yummy and delicious curry..interesting combo..
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hemalata said...

Very interesting dish, looks so yummy.

Rekha said...

very new to me.. different and tasty combo..will try it..

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

I have never tasted yam but this looks yummy ;-)
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asiyao said...

Thanks friends for the lovely comments.