Cherupayar Mulappichathu + Chicken Curry (Sprouted Green Gram + Chicken Curry)

Ingredients for Cherupayar Mulappichathu + Chicken Curry (Sprouted Green Gram + Chicken Curry):

For Sprouted Green Gram:

1. Sprouted green gram – 1 cup

2. Onions – 2, chopped fine

    Green chilli – 1, chopped fine

    Salt – For taste

For Chicken Curry:

3. Chicken – 1 kg, cut into pieces

4. Red chilli powder – 1 small spoon

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Garam masala powder – 1/2 small spoon

    Salt – For taste

5. Coconut oil – As required

6. Shallots chopped – 2 cups

    Curry leaves – As required

    Salt – For taste

7. Ginger chopped fine – 1 big spoon

    Garlic chopped fine – 1 big spoon

8. Chilli powder – 2 big spoons

    Coriander powder – 1 big spoon

    Garam masala powder – 1 small spoon

    Fennel powder – ½ small spoon

    Pepper powder – 1 small spoon

    Fenugreek powder – A pinch

9. Tomato – 2, made to a fine paste

10. Water – As required

11. Mustard – ½ small spoon

      Shallots – 2, chopped to round pieces

      Red chillies – 2, split into two

      Curry leaves – A stalk

How to prepare Cherupayar Mulappichathu + Chicken Curry (Sprouted Peas + Chicken Curry)?

1. Steam cook sprouted green gram for 5 minutes.

2. Add onions, green chillies and salt and mix it well.

3. Clean chicken and marinate with ingredients no: 4.

4. Allow it to rest for half an hour.

5. Heat oil in a pan, and sauté shallots, curry leaves and salt.

6. When shallots turn brown, add ginger and garlic and sauté again.

7. Add ingredients no: 8 to it and sauté again.

8. Add tomatoes and when it turns dry, add chicken and mix for 2 more minutes.

9. Add sufficient water and cook chicken with lid closed.

10. Heat oil in a pan, and sauté ingredients no: 11, and add to curry.

11. You can serve sprouted green gram with chicken curry.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine February 15-28, 2018

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