Indian curry the famous “chicken and potato curry” dates back to 1800’s when a stationed British officer in Bengal gave the recipe to one of the officers. Now it has become the heart and soul of Indian curries. This is a recipe for Non-veg lovers and is known for its richness and wonderful aroma highlighted in the use of exotic spices. It tastes simply delicious and spicy with full of irresistible flavors .In this recipe potatoes are added to make a thick and sumptuous gravy.
Since curried chicken defines itself as full of chicken cooked in a variety of whole spices with potatoes in it, so we are already aware of what goes into it and that is CHICKEN AND POTATOES.
Chicken gives the right amount of protein and potatoes are a powerhouse of carbohydrates, vitamin B6, potassium and vitamin C. So a unison of the two in the form of a dish can do wonders to the skin, bones and muscles.
People who are body building and want to make six pack abs, follow this regime of eating chicken and potatoes. The high content of protein in chicken gives the muscles a real makeover and carbohydrates in potatoes give the required amount of energy after a hectic workout.
Curried chicken with potatoes is not only required by the weight lifters but children also require the high protein for their growth and nourishment. Curried chicken can well be presented as a snack as it can be roasted before mixing with curry and then fried potatoes can be added as the topping.
To make it delightful for children some pieces of chicken and potato curry can be mixed with pasta and then you will see their faces smile with shine in their eyes .They will start brimming with joy and no joy is better than the joy of giving to children and mothers will be delighted to see their children eat with enjoyment.
Also the elderly are no less .They look for foods that satisfy them to the core and this curried chicken with potatoes play a major role in pleasing the old too .But they need to be cautious as in old age we must restrict our diet to a small portion .
So here are the ingredients and the procedure of making this utterly…butterly…delicious… delight.
Ingredients for chicken and potato curry
½ kg boneless chicken cut into 1-inch pieces
2 green cardamom
½ tsp cinnamon powder
1tsp ginger paste
1tsp garlic paste
5 tomatoes grated
1tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste
½ cup fresh cream
Procedure for preparing chicken and potato curry
- Heat the ghee in a pan. Add green cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns and cinnamon .Add ginger and garlic paste and sauté for 2 minutes.
- Add tomato puree and all the spices.
- Add ½ a cup of water and bring to boil.
- Add potatoes and the chicken.
- Close the lid and cook on low flame until the potatoes and chicken become tender.
- Add cream and simmer for 5 more minutes and the spicy curried chicken and potatoes are ready to taste.
Eat chicken and potato curry with rumali roti,naan or rice.