This one is a keeper. Marinated overnight, the chicken is roasted and cooked in tomato puree, cream and masalas. A perfect dinner party recipe, this North-Indian style chicken recipe is made throughout the country with equal zest. Here is a brilliant from one of the most popular restaurants in the Capital.
Chicken Stew with Appam
A lovely curry made with distinct flavors, packed with spices and simmered in coconut milk. Chicken stew can easily be made at home on festive occasions. It is also a traditional Easter dish and is very popular in the Kerala region. It is said to be originally a British dish, which was later improvised by Malayalee chefs in Kerala by adding coconut milk and distinct spices. The curry is best served with appam, a southern-style rice pancake.
This mildly-spicy but rich north Indian curry features meat or vegetables that have been marinated in a mixture of yogurt or cream, and then cooked in gravy with coconut milk. Often, it will be served sweet, with the addition of jaggery (unrefined sugar). The dish also comes as a vegetarian Navratan Korma with nine different types of vegetables.
A popular Bengali curry with Mughlai origins, Murgh Rezala curry is rich and robust. Made with boneless chicken, cashew nut paste, khoya and coconut, Murg Rezala is an absolute treat and just perfect to prepare for a dinner party.
Kolhapuri Chicken Curry
Kolhapuri cuisine is known to be spicy and full of flavour. This dish is no less, chicken curry cooked with a special Kolhapuri masala that uses bold flavours of peanut oil, bay leaf, black pepper and cloves. The unique flavour in this chicken curry comes from the fresh ground spices and grated coconut.
Channa (Chole) Masala
A common vegetarian curry made from chickpeas and tomato, Channa Masala (also called Chole Masala) is fairly dry and spicy. It has a slight tangy sour flavor. The dish is very versatile and is eaten as a main meal, or a snack (chaat). Try it as a Delhi street food. As a main meal, it is popularly eaten with deep fried north Indian bread called bhatura.