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Spicy Punjabi Chicken

Prep:
25 m
Cook:
1 h 0 m
Ready in:
1 h 25 m
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This Punjabi chicken is cooked till tender in a simple spicy gravy.
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 8
Vegetable oil
2 tbsp
Ghee (clarified butter)
2 tbsp
Chicken legs, skinless 
8
Cumin seeds
1 tsp
Onion, diced 
1
Garlic
5 cloves, minced
Fresh ginger root
2 tbsp, minced
Tomato, small, chopped 
1
Tomato paste
1 tbsp
Garam masala
1 tbsp
Turmeric
1 tbsp, ground
Serrano pepper, seedless, minced 
1
Water
1 cup
DIRECTIONS
  1. Put oil and ghee to a large pot and heat them over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and cook them until they change color.
  2. Add the onion and cook stirring until it becomes translucent, for about 5 mins. Add garlic and ginger and keep cooking the mixture stirring it occasionally until the onions get brown, for 5 more mins.
  3. Add the next six ingredients (from tomato to water) and cook the sauce for 5 mins.
  4. Put the chicken into the sauce making sure the legs are completely coated.
  5. Cover the pot, reduce the heat to medium-low and cook until the chicken is white near the bone, not pink (for about mins).
  6. Sprinkle the dish with cilantro and serve it.
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