Chicken with sambar masala Recipe

Chicken with sambar masala

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  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 5 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 2 Tbsp roasted peanuts
  • 1 Tbsp sambar powder (available in any Indian grocery store - substitute with generic curry powder if not available)
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk (I use lite)
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Hot sauce (optional)

How to make Chicken with sambar masala

  1. Chop the peppers and onion into medium squares
  2. Heat the oil in a pan or wok on medium high
  3. Put the drumsticks in the oil and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper
  4. When the drumsticks turn light brown, add the chopped vegetables and stir fry for a few minutes
  5. Throw in the peanuts, garlic, ginger and sambar powder. Stir fry for about 5 minutes
  6. Put the coconut milk and water and bring to a boil
  7. Adjust the salt.
  8. If you want it hot, add some hot sauce
  9. Enjoy with hot steamed rice

Question from the Chef

“What's your favorite way to cook with red?”

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