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The authentic Vindaloo is a spicy and sour dish made with pork, but my version of Chicken Vindaloo is a little more balanced since i am not too found of the sourness of vinegar. I have used moderate amount of chilli and vinegar, but you could adjust this to your preference. Enjoy this hot with a portion of steamed rice and I am sure you will be delighted.

Prep Time : 15 mins
Cook Time: 30 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients:

500 gram chicken

3/4 tablespoon cumin seeds
1/2 tablespoon coriander seeds
1/2 tablespoon fenugreek seeds
1/2 tablespoon mustard seeds
3 cardamom pods or 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
1 1/2 inch cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon black pepper corns

2 tablespoons oil
1 1/2 onion, medium size, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon red chili powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar

1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
2 green chilies
1 small bay leaf
1 1/2 tomatoes, medium size , chopped
3/4 cup water
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves

Directions

Vindaloo Masala Powder

Grind cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, cardamom pods/ cardamom powder, cinnamon stick and black pepper corns together to make vindaloo masala powder.

Vindaloo Paste

To make vindaloo paste, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and fry onion till its golden brown. Switch off the flame and grind the onions along with red chili powder, turmeric powder, sugar, salt, white vinegar and 2 tablespoons of water to a fine paste. Mix this paste with vindaloo masala powder.
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in medium flame and add ginger garlic paste. Stir it for 30 seconds.
  2. Now add chicken to it and stir it for 1 minute. Add green chilies, bay leaf, chopped tomatoes, vindaloo paste and 1/2 cup of water. Mix everything well. Close the pan and cook it for 20 minutes in medium flame. 
  3. Switch off the flame. Add coriander leaves and close the pan again and let the curry rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Yummy chicken vindaloo is ready to serve.


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