This Ginger and Curry leaves chook bites recipe is full of flavors. The use of slight spices and herbs like ginger, curry leaves, and sparkling green coriander lend it a tasty flavor with the intention to depart you and your visitors licking their fingers long after the snack has vanished. Try it and notice for yourself.
- Boneless Chicken 250 gms cut into bite-size pieces
- Bay leaf 1
- Green cardamom 3
- Clove 3
- Cinnamon sticks 1/4″
- Ginger 2 Tbsp grated
- Onions 1 cup finely chopped
- Curry leaf 4 sprigs
- Turmeric 1/4 Tsp
- Red chili powder 1 Tsp
- Garam masala 1/2 tsp
- Oil 4 Tbsp
- Salt to taste
- Coriander for garnish
Heat most of the oil in a non-stick pan and add bay leaf, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon. After the masalas start to sizzle, add the chicken and spread it on the pan.
Lower the flame and cover the chicken pieces with grated ginger and a few curry leaves, sprinkle salt. Cover and cook for about 3 minutes.
Open the lid, you will see that chicken has released some water. Turn the chicken around, and cover and cook some more.
In another pan, heat the remaining oil and fry the onion till they get translucent. Open the lid of the pan with chicken and add to it the fried onions with all the oil. Sprinkle turmeric and red chili powder and fry well. Add garam masala, mix and cover the lid again and cook till all the moisture dries up. Add the remaining curry leaves.
By now the chicken will be done 90%. Fry the chicken in masala and keep sprinkling water so that the masalas do not burn. Allow the chicken to cook completely,
Take it out on a serving plate and garnish with ginger Juliane and fresh coriander before you serve.
Serve these tasty chicken bites with onion rings, a slice of lemon and fiery chutney.