C46 Chicken Maharashtra

This was influenced by a traditional recipe from the Indian State of Maharashtra but cooked in the BIR (British Indian Restaurant) style with ingredient changes to suit this style. A very tasty mild/medium curry.

Ingredients

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2 tbspn oil ½ tspn chilli powder
100 gm onion (prepared weight) ¼ tspn turmeric
5 gm ginger 300 ml c46 curry base sauce (see note 2)
5 gm garlic 2 tspn tomato purée
2 tspn coconut flour (see note 1) 1 portion c41 precooked chicken
1 tspn ground coriander ¼ tspn salt
½ tspn ground cumin 1 tspn green chilli (chopped)
½ tspn garam masala 100 gm potato
  15 gm creamed coconut

Preparation

Cooking

  1. Heat the oil in a suitable pan and fry the remaining 50 gm of the chopped onion, stirring regularly, for 2 min.
  2. Add the onion/ginger/garlic paste and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. WARNING: With a very hot pan a major pan flame will be produced - so BEWARE
  3. Add the coconut flour, ground coriander, ground cumin, garam masala, chilli powder and turmeric and cook, stirring, for 1 min, adding a little c46 base sauce as needed to prevent drying and burning.
  4. Stir in the tomato purée and 40 ml of c46 base sauce and cook, stirring, for 1 min, adding a little more c46 base sauce if needed to prevent drying.
  5. Add the chicken, salt and 80 ml of c46 base sauce and cook, stirring regularly, for 3 min, adding c46 base sauce as required to maintain the desired sauce consistency.
  6. Stir in the green chilli and potato and cook, stirring regularly, for 1 min, adding c46 base sauce as required to maintain the desired sauce consistency.
  7. Reduce the heat and stir in the creamed coconut and heat through for 1 min.

Serving

  1. Serve with rice and garnish with a little freshly chopped coriander.

Notes

(1) Coconut flour (sometimes called coconut powder) can be purchased at most Asian outlets.
(2) Dilute the c46 base sauce with 100 ml of water and heat before use (not all will be used in this recipe).


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The finished meal
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Coconut Flour
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Creamed Coconut
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