You cant forget the taste of Sri Lankan Chicken curry even if you live in another country.Usually Sri Lankan Chicken curry is cooked using the roasted spices.However,in this chicken recipe, I used raw curry powder and spices. So, the appearance is reddish brown. Check this Chicken Curry recipe which I used roasted curry powder and spices, which has a different taste and appearance. Make this curry with little bit gravy,so it will taste more.
If you like to try more easy chicken recipes,please check this post on easy chicken recipes.
Sri Lankan Chicken curry with raw spices
Ingredients: (for 2-3 servings)
1 tomato sliced
1 onion sliced
1 tspn Ginger Garlic paste
1-2 red chilies
1-2 tsp chili powder
1 tbs Raw curry powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1-2 cardamom pods
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
Piece of cinnamon stick
Piece of a pandan leaf (rampe)
1 inch Piece of lemon grass
2-3 tbspn cooking Oil
Salt to taste
Wash and cut chicken into pieces.Mix all the spices mentioned above with chicken and Keep aside to marinate (or refrigerate for about 30 minutes)
Heat about 2-3 tbspn oil in a pan.
When it is hot, add mustard seeds.
When it is popping out, add onion.
Once onion are tender, add Ginger garlic paste,red chili, ,curry leaves, rampa ,lemon grass accordingly.
Mix well and sauté for about 1 minute.
Then add marinated chicken and mix well. Allow to fry well.
Then add tomato into this and sauté till tomato cooked well.(becomes like a sauce/paste).Once tomato is well coated with chicken,add ½ cup of water,Cover & cook in low flame for 15 minutes.
Adjust salt to taste.
Serve & Enjoy!!!