Cooker Chicken

1 big whole chicken
4 big onions, sliced into cubes
8 green chillies
2 medium tomatoes, cubed
12-15 small garlic cloves
1 tbsp crushed pepper
3/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2-1 cup chopped coriander leaves
2 tsp cornflour
1/2 cup water
salt to taste
  1. Clean the whole chicken and make slits on it and keep it aside.
  2. In a large bowl, take whole garlic cloves, cubed onions, crushed pepper, turmeric powder and salt and mix well using hand.
  3. Then add cleaned chicken to this bowl and marinate it well with above ingredients (step 2) all over both inside and outside using hand. Keep it aside for at least 2 hours.
  4. In a pressure cooker, add this marinated chicken, tomatoes, green chillies, coriander leaves and water and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles. Switch off the flame.
  5. Separate the chicken stock/ gravy from the cooker to a pan and place the cooked chicken in a serving plate.
  6. In a bowl, mix cornflour with 2-3 tbsp water and keep it aside.
  7. Heat the pan with chicken stock/gravy and when it starts to boil, add the cornflour mixture little by little till the gravy thickens. Switch off the flame.
  8. Pour this prepared gravy over the cooked chicken and serve hot……
Recipe adapted from Magic Oven


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