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Welcome to ''my cuisine''. According to me cuisine or the culinary art is just that an art. The art of creating delicious foods with a conscience to health has various dimensions with which we can experiment and I have just started to experiment in my kitchen. There is nothing more heartwarming than a hot aroma filled food on a cold rainy day to cheer us up or nothing more satisfactory than satisfying the taste buds of our loved and dear ones.This was the reason i found my new love for cooking. Hope you would enjoy my various recipes......

15 Nov 2010

Chicken Moolee

This is a recipe from Indian cookery book which I tried because it had few different ingredients to be used with chicken and I was in a mood try something new. I didn't have a great expectation for this dish and was pleasantly surprised when it came so delicious and mouthwatering.


  • Chicken - 500 gms (pieces of your choice)
  • Oil - 5 tbsp
  • Shallots - 6 (finely chopped)
  • Garlic - 3
  • Green chillies - 6
  • Green cardamom pods - 5
  • Cloves - 5
  • Cinnamon stick - 1/2
  • Pineapple pieces -  200 gms 
  • Pomegranate juice - 5 tbsps
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Peanuts - 3 tbsps (finely chopped)
  • Coconut cream - 6 tbsps 
  • Fresh ginger - 3 tsp (grated)
  • Chicken stock - 250 ml
  • Salt - 2 tsp
  • Was and dry the chicken pieces. Heat the oil and sear the meat on both sides for about 4 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside. 
  • Finely chop the garlic and the green chillies. Put the finely chopped shallots, garlic, and chillies along with the spices and stir-fry for about 6 minutes. 
  • Chop the pineapple pieces finely and mix with pomegranate juice, turmeric, peanuts, coconut cream, and ginger. Add them to the pan and stir- fry for further 5 minutes.
  • Add the chicken pieces, Pour in the stock and cook for 20 minutes stirring until the chicken is fully done. Check for seasoning and add stock if necessary. 
  • Serve hot with rice or rotis.
Enjoy this very different yet delicious chicken dish on a cold evening....

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