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Title: Chicken Kalio
Post by: Yousef on August 24, 2005, 10:58 AM
A freind went to an Asian Wedding and managed to pinch the recipes and give them to me......It is traditional - Ismaili style
This is the recipe for Meat Kalio replaced with Chicken.? Cooking time needs to be reduced.

Please spice this to be medium hot


1 kg Chicken, Drumsticks and Thighs etc..
? kg onions, chopped
1 tin peeled tomatos, chopped
1.2 kg potatos, peeled, cut into pices and fried
2 tsp ginger paste
1 ? tsp garlic paste
2 tbsp tomato puree
2 tsp coriander/cumin powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
? tsp tumeric
? tsp red chilli powder
? cup oil
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Lemon juice to taste
? tsp saffron

Whole Garam Masala:

4 pods cardamom
2 sticks cinnamon
6 cloves

Preparation & cooking time: approx 2 hours


1   Wash the chicken pieces and add saffron, garlic, ginger, salt and half the quantity of whole garam masala and marinate for 1 hour minimum
2   Heat the oil in a saucepan.? Fry the remaining whole garam masala
3   Add the onions and fry until golden brown
4   Add the marinade, tomatoes, and all the powdered spices (except garam masala) and fry
5   When well blended and thick, add the tomato puree and lemon juice and cook on low heat
6   Add 1 ? cups of water, bring to the boil and cook over low heat until meat is tender.
7   Alternatively can be cooked in an oven for 1 hour at 160 C (Gas Mark 3 or 325 F)
8   Add fried potatoes and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and garam masala powder and simmer until oil floats to the suface
9   Serve with paratha or crusty bread

N.B.? Chicken Kalio can be made in the same way at a reduced cooking time

Stew 8)