Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Gongura Chicken(Chicken cooked in Sorrel leaves)

Hai friends today i am coming with the gongura chicken.This is one of Andhra famous curry.This is very yummy curry.Last time when i went to India i tried this curry my husband like this curry.So yesterday he asked to cook this curry soon i checked the recipe and yesterday i tried this curry for the first time.We love it.It came out good.Ok lets go to the recipe.


Chicken-2 lbs
Gongura Leaves(Sorrel leaves)paste-3/4 cup(I use the gongura paste)
Ginger garlic paste-2 tsp
Coriander and cumin powder-1 tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp(use acc to ur taste)
Turmeric little pinch
Salt to taste
Oil-2 tsp(or u can use more)

For Marinate:

Chilli powder-1 tsp
Salt-1/2 tsp
Turmeric little pinch

Chicken Masala powder-

Cinnamon-1 small stick
Dry coconut powder-2 tsp


1.First clean the chicken and marinate it.
To marinate the chicken first add the chilli powder,salt and turmeric powder mix it well and kepp it aside for 30 minutes.
2.For chicken masala powder take the blender and add the elachi,cloves,cinnamon and dry coconut powder and blend to powder and keep it aside.


First place the pan and heat it.
When it gets heat add the chopped onions ,turmeric and fry this until the onions turns to light brown..
At this time we have to add the ginger garlic paste fry this  until  raw smell goes.
Now add marinated chicken cook this until chicken is cooked.
When the chicken is cooked add gongura paste and mix well cook this for 5 minutes.
To this add  chicken masala,garam masala,coriander cumin powder ,chilli powder little salt and mix well.
Mix well and add 1 cup water ,choppedd coriander and cover cook until the gravy thickens.
Now transfer this curry to serving bowl.
Serve hot this fried rice and roti.


  1. gongura chicken looks very delicious ...i love gongura ...yummy


  2. Mouthwatering gongura chicken, makes me hungry..

  3. Delicious chicken dish..nicely done!

    US Masala

  4. mmm mouthwatering and a tempting chicken the color too...

    Aaha Oho

  5. Vineela, this is my favorite recipe. Unfortunately we dont get gongura where we live :(

  6. Delicious delicious gonkura chicken....

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.con

  7. Thank u very much Madhu.Its very sad that u dont get Gongura.

  8. Looks delicious. Where do you get Gongura in Dallas?