Chicken Sampoorna & Yellow beauty!!

This is not just some recipe that i looted from some hotel’s recipe stack.This great…yummy…recipe was offered by my dear friend Sampoorna and hence the name…LOL. When i visited her the last summer, she prepared so many delicious recipes that my DH still speaks about them.Here comes her recipe, try this out and lemme know the outcome.

Saute and grind the following to fine paste:
Raw rice – 1/2 tsp (பச்சரிசி/ you may use basmati rice too)
Cinnamon – 1 small stick
Cloves – 2
fennel seeds – 1 tsp
poppy seeds – 1 tsp
coriander seeds – 1 tbs
red chilies – 2
Whole pepper corns – 4-6
Onion – 1 medium or Shallots(preferred) – 10 – 15
curry leaves – 1 twig


chicken – 2 lbs / 500 gm
Onion – 1 medium
green chilies – 2
ginger & garlic paste – 2 tbs (freshly made will be good :))
curry leaves – 1 twig
mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
tomato – 2
salt & oil

1) Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped onion and slit green chilies.

2) Next add ginger- garlic paste. Saute till the raw smell is gone.

3) Next in queue is the chicken. Add chicken pieces and saute for 2 mins. Next add the finely chopped tomatoes.

4) Now add the ground paste and allow it to boil.

5) Add salt, when you find the water reducing set the flame to low and allow the chicken to be cooked in low heat till done.

There is this tulip festial going on Holland, MI. Check this site below for more details if in case you wanna visit.

We have plans to go to this festival.Also here is a yellow beauty from our backyard.Isn’t she lovely?!?!


2 comments on “Chicken Sampoorna & Yellow beauty!!

  1. Suganthi says:

    hey Dhivyaa…..

    Namma sampoo recipe a idhu? Looks yummy…..will try out and let u know.

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