Posto chicken 

Ingredients :

  • 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
  • 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

Procedure:

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

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Mocha Chingri

INGREDIENTS:

  • Banana blossom/ plantain flower (mocha)- 1full
  • Shrimps – 100gm
  • Potato- 1 piece, cubed
  • Onion- 1/2 chopped
  • Ginger paste- 2 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon- 1-1/2 stick
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Turmeric powder-1teaspoon
  • Chilli Powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder- 1teaspoon
  • Green chillies
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Ghee

 PROCEDURE:

Clean and chop the banana blossom. Then boil and smash it. Now Smear the shrimps with salt and turmeric powder and keep aside for 15 minute. Heat some oil in a pan and fry the potatoes until golden brown. Now fry the shrimps and keep aside. Add more oil in the pan and add bay leaves, salt and chopped onion. Saute well. Then add ginger paste, chili powder, turmeric powder and half cup of water, saute well for 2-3 min. Now add the mashed banana blossom and salt, cook well. Cover and cook for few minutes, then add the fried potatoes. And finally add fried shrimps and mix well. At the end add some ghee and garam masala powder and mix well. Cover and let it rest for few minutes. Serve hot with steamed rice.