Chicken curry from Sikkim cuisine.
A very simple yet delicious chicken curry. You don’t need to saute or fry the onion and spices. Just marinat the chicken with all the ingredients and cook. Curry is not spicy at all. You will love this light and delicious curry. Except little cumin and turmeric you don’t need to use any spice. So easy and simple isn’t it 😊
Sikkim is a state in northeastern India. It borders Tibet in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is also located close to India’s Siliguri Corridor near Bangladesh. Sikkim is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states.
Sikkimese cuisine is the traditional cuisine of Sikkim, a state of India. Sikkimese are traditionally rice eaters. Nepalese cuisine is very popular in Sikkim because Sikkim is the only state of India with an ethnic Nepali majority.
Source – Wikipedia
Now why I am talking about Sikkim? Yes, if you are a regular reader of this blog then you may know that I am a member of a Facebook group and we members of the group share a recipe every month from different cuisine from different Indian state.
Shhhh cooking secretly a group started by Priya of Priya’s Versatile Recipes, is where every month food bloggers are paired up and give each other 2 secret ingredients to cook with according to the theme chosen. If you’re interested in joining this exciting group then please leave a message in the comment section. Thank you.
This month my partner is very talented blogger Narmadha who blog at Nams Corner. Do visit her space for different types of veg and non veg recipes. I specially love her baked recipes. I am sure you will love her wonderful blog.
Naramadha gave me onion and green chilli and I gave her lime juice and salt. Narmadha made delicious thukpa with these ingredients. Check out the recipe here.
You may like some more chicken recipes on this blog.
I was searching for the recipes from Sikkim and loved this simple and easy recipe. In this recipe, you don’t need to saute or fry the onion, spices and chicken. Just marinate the chicken for an hour and then cook. Even you don’t need much spices to make it. Photo courtesy – Suchismita Roy
Adopted the recipe from here.
Chicken – 500 gram
Onion – 2 finely chopped
Tomato – 1 large, chopped
Slit green chilli – 2 – 4 or to taste
Ginger garlic paste – 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice – 2 teaspoon
Curd – 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Mustard oil – 1 – 2 tablespoons
Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin powder – 1teaspoon
1. In a wok or pan mix everything with chicken.
2. Cover and keep the marinated chicken in the refrigerator for an hour.
3. After an hour cook the chicken covered till chicken becomes soft. Stir in between.
4. Garnish with green chilli and onion rings. You can also use cilantro or coriander leaves to garnish.
Serve hot with rice or any bread.
Use green chilli according to your taste. If you like your curry hot add more slit green chilli.
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