A dry side dish of boiled and shredded chicken stir fried with onion and a green paste made of coriander leaves, ginger and garlic. As it is a spicy variation, I liberally added 2 chili peppers, chili flakes and pepper powder. It goes well with any rice variety, especially jeera rice or naan / paratha.
- 2 cups boneless chicken, boiled & shredded
- 3-4 tbsp. oil
- 1 tsp. cumin seeds
- 3 onion, chopped
- 1 cup coriander leaves
- 3-4 garlic cloves
- 1" ginger
- 2 long chili pepper, chopped
- salt to taste
- 1 tsp. chili flakes
- 1 tsp. pepper powder or to taste
- 1/4 tsp, turmeric powder
- 1 tsp. tomato paste
- 1/2 tsp. garam masala powder
- 1/2 tsp. roasted cumin powder
- 2 tbsp. lemon juice
- lemon wedges, chopped fresh chili & coriander leaves to garnish (opt)
Make a paste with coriander leaves, ginger and garlic. Keep aside. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and temper with cumin seeds followed by the onion. Saute till light brown.
Add the shredded chicken and chili pepper, Saute till it gets a brownish tinge. Now add the green paste, salt, turmeric powder, tomato paste, pepper powder and chili flakes.
Continue to saute for 8-10 minutes on low flame till dry. Add the garam masala powder and cumin powder. Fry for a further 2-3 minutes.
When done add lemon juice and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves, lemon wedges and fresh chilies and serve hot as a side dish with either plain pulao, jeera rice or naan / paratha.
Temper the oil with cumin seeds. Add onion and saute till light brown.
Add the boiled & shredded chicken and red chili pepper. Saute till it gets
a brownish tinge.
Add the green paste, salt, turmeric powder, tomato paste, chili flakes and
pepper powder. Saute for 8-10 minutes. Then add garam masala powder and cumin powder. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add lemon juice and mix well. Serve with jeera rice / naan / paratha.