This is a very spicy and delicious curry, made with all the spices that goes into an Indian style pickle. To make this quick and easy, instead of preparing the spice mix, i use homemade Mango Pickle. It goes well with Rice, Naan or Roti.
1 lb chicken breast - cut into bite-size pieces
1 medium size green pepper - finely chopped
2 medium size tomatoes - finely chopped
1 large onion - finely chopped
1 inch ginger - finely chopped
2 pods of garlic - finely chopped
1/2 tsp red chili powder
pinch of turmeric
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
3 tsp oil
1 cup plain yogurt
4 tsp Mango Pickle (or as per your taste)
fresh coriander leaves - finely chopped
salt to taste
Heat oil in a pan and add chopped ginger and garlic. After few seconds, add chicken and mix well. Add salt.
Fry for 3 minutes and then add red chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder. Mix well and cook until chicken is 80% done.
Now add green pepper, onion and tomatoes. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 5 minutes.
Add mango pickle, mix well and then add yogurt. Cover and cook for another 5 to 8 minutes.
Once the chicken and veggies are cooked and gravy comes to the right consistency, turn off the heat and garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with Rice, Roti or Naan.