Posto Chicken Recipe

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Posto Chicken
How to make Posto Chicken
  • Chef: Komali Manugula
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Tender chicken curry in a thick gravy of poppy seeds and grated coconut.

Ingredients of Posto Chicken

  • 500 gm chicken pieces
  • 4 medium sized onions - chopped
  • 4 green chillies
  • 2 Tbsp grated coconut
  • 2 Tbsp poppy seeds (posto)
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 2 cloves
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder

How to Make Posto Chicken

  • 1.Make fine paste of poppy seeds, green chillies, grated coconut, cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves, ginger and garlic.
  • 2.Heat kadai and put oil to heat.
  • 3.Now add onions, fry until they turned into golden brown.
  • 4.Add cleaned chicken, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and salt.
  • 5.Fry for 8 to 10 minutes on high flame or until the chicken pieces change its colour.
  • 6.Add the posto paste prepared in step 1 to this and fry for another 5 to 8 minutes.
  • 7.Add water depending on how much gravy is desired and wait until the chicken is soft and tender.
  • 8.Posto chicken is now ready to be served, add coriander leaves on top before serving.

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