If you love spicy food and green leafy veggies, This is the recipe for you! Hariyali in Hindi means Greenery, Chicken cooked with in paste of green leafy vegetables, I choose spinach,coriander,green pepper and some chillies for the paste ,smells great and taste even better!
Preparation Time:15 min Cooking Time: 30 mins
Chicken 150 grams
1 medium onion ( finely chopped)
Fresh Ginger and Garlic chopped (2 cloves ,chopped ginger should be same amount as garlic)
Green chillies 1-2 pieces (sliced) ,Depending on hotness of chili
Green Paste 1 cup( Spinach ,chopped Capsicum,Coriander in equal quantities grind them together ,I took frozen spinach as I didn’t have fresh ones)
Salt 1 tablespoon
Cumin Powder ½ teaspoon
Turmeric ½ teaspoon
Chili Powder ( 1/4 teaspoon) Depends on your spice level.
Garam masala ½ teaspoon
Cumin Seeds for frying (½ teaspoon)
Oil – 1 tablespoon
1 table spoon to tomato paste concentrate
Grind coriander leaves, spinach, capsicum into a smooth fine paste.
Chop finely onion,ginger,garlic.slit each chilli into long 4 pieces),
In a wok/pan heat oil and add cumin seeds , add the chopped onion and ginger garlic and chillies(fry the chopped onions and green chillies. Saute till the onions become light brown.
Add the spices and fry for a minute, add now chicken. Sauté for 5 minutes
Now add the green paste,tomato paste. Then add 1 cup of water. Put the lid on and cook the chicken on low flame for 10 minutes.
Add garam masala and salt and cook covered for another 5 minutes on medium heat.
Serve hot with chapati or rice or moroccan bread.