Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Chicken & Lentil Curry in Pressure Cooker

1 lb skinless chicken portions
1/2 cup toor dhal
1 tbsp chilli, ginger & garlic paste
5 tbsp sunflower oil
1/4 tsp tumeric pwd
1/2 tsp chilli pwd
2 cinnamon sticks
4 cloves
2 bay leaves
2 onions (sliced)

Heat oil & vagar, add sliced onions fry on high, add salt then turn toolow, meanwhile, soak toor dhal in cold water and skin chicken pieces if necessary. Once onions are golden brown add chicken portions, fry for a couple of secs, meanwhile wash dhal in a couple of changes of water & drain, once chicken portions are browned lightly, add spices & fry, add dhal and fry, add water to cover (appx half pint) bring to boil, close pressure cooker, bring to full pressure, lower heat for 15 mins.
serve with rice

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