Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Chicken Salna ( Spicy chicken Stew )

Chicken Salna is very famous,street side food in southern Tamilnadu.Its nothing but a chicken marination with coconut blend.It goes very well with parottas.This is my husband's favourite too.I had this in one of my friend's house .With some variations, I tried and it was a hit.Give it a try , ur parottas will vanish just like that.



Ingredients:
1.Chicken             -         1 pound
2.Onion                -          1
3.Green chillies   -           6
4.G&G Paste       -           1 tbsp
5.Coriander pwdr -           1 tbsp
6.Turmeric Pwdr  -            1 tsp
7.Cilantro             -             few springs
7(a) Curry leaves -             1 spring
8.Whole Garam masala    ( 1/2 inch cinnamon,4 cloves,1 tsp fennel seeds)

For Grinding:
1.Coconut               -      4 pieces
2.Fennel seeds      -       1 tsp
3.Cashews             -       3 to 4
4.Green chillies     -       2

Method:
* Wash and cut chicken.Grind the " For Grinding " ingredients and make a fine paste.
* Chop onion and slit green chillies.
* In a pressure cooker, add oil and splutter with curry leanes and whole garam masalas.
* Add Onion and saute with green chillies.
* Sprinkle some salt and cook till it looses its texture.
* Now add chicken and cook till it turns to white color.
* Dump in the G&G paste and and saute it well.
* Now add coriander and turmeric pwdrs and toss it well.
* When the raw smell is eliminated, add the grinded mixture and mix it well.
* Pressure cook , the chicken  mixture for 1 whistle .
* Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with parottas,roti,naan..

Note:
We can also add the grinded mixture after cooking for 1 whistle.

11 comments:

Priya said...

Give me some rotis, fingerlicking salna, am ready to finish that whole bowl..

Fuat Gencal said...

Ellerinize, emeğinize sağlık. Çok leziz ve iştah açıcı görünüyor.

Saygılar.

Kurinji said...

Mouthwatering recipe.

Ganga Sreekanth said...

thanks Savitha........chicken salna looks superb...will try

Shanavi said...

Ahaa,..Arumai arumai..Will empty the whole bowl if u pass it here

Swathi said...

Chicken salna looks delicious. Nice one.

Roshan said...

very yummy chicken recipe...would love to try this soon....please do visit my blog when you get time..

Suja Sugathan said...

Wow mouthwatering recipe..rich and creamy,love it

Biny Anoop said...

Ya its easy and yummy recipe.Salna looks really gud.
Biny

Pushpa said...

Chicken salna,looks super yummy.

Spoonfuls of love, added to every recipe !!! said...

Mouth watering Salna ... You hav a gr8 space too ... Must join for me

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