Marandhu Sellu Chicken Curry – South African Food



This Indian Dish Serves 4-5


Marandhu Sellu Chicken Curry is usually a chicken curry prepared with an Indian spice called Marandhu Sellu (Birth Masala). It is likewise often described as Maranshil or Maransil which equates to Mortal— yep that’s how great of a spice this is.

The term Birth Masala originated from our forefathers as this spice was routinely utilized for females after offering birth, called the postpartum duration. The factor for this was to detoxify the mom’s body, aid restore her strength &&(* )control milk production, alleviate water retention & & likewise aid avoid the flu/cold It has actually been

gave for numerous generations in the Indian culture & & we were constantly informed not to consume this spice throughout pregnancy as it triggers indigestion, heat in the uterus which can result in extreme menstrual bleeding & & potentially miscarriage. I am no physician so please look for expert recommend if you do wish to consume this spice throughout pregnancy. Some have actually stated to have had it throughout pregnancy without any concerns. In South Africa, this spice is utilized in beverages, soups & & curries as such. In India nevertheless, they do not utilize this spice in meat meals– just in beverages for

medical functions I discover this spice to be

really addicting as it is includes a great deal of flavour to curries. It is most typically utilized in Chicken curries (in South Africa) however I really choose it more in a lamb curry! This spice was not quickly available in the past however nowadays it can be discovered in regional spice shop– I get my supply at

.Gorima’s

Marandhu Sellu Chicken Curry Ingredients:

1 entire chicken or a tray of chicken pieces

  • 4 tablespoons grease
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 onion
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • salt to taste
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star aniseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (jeera) seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel (soomph) seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (jeera) powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masalacoriander (dhania) powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom (elachi) powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 teaspoons Birth Masala (Marandhu Sellu)
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder/masala
  • 2 potatoes (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons ginger & & garlic paste
  • fresh dhania (coriander) for garnishing
  • Approach:

Cut entire chicken & & get rid of the skin if you choose not taking in that in the curry. Rinse & & location into a bowl.

  1. Peel & & slice the onion.
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  3. Rinse & & slit the green chilies.
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  5. Wash the tomatoes & & either mix or grate it. It might be sliced however I discover it cooks quicker & & forms more gravy by mixing or grating them.
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  7. Put the grease to a big pot. Enable the oil to heat on medium high heat. Afterwards, include the onions, green chilies & & thyme.
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  9. Afterwards, include the bay leaves & & the curry leaves.
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  11. Then include the cinnamon stick & & star aniseed.
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  13. Include the cumin (jeera) seeds & & the fennel (soomph) seeds.
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  15. Mix & & permit to simmer up until the onions are clear.
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  17. Once the onions are clear, include the turmeric powder, red chili flakes, cardamom (elachi) powder, cumin (jeera) powder, coriander (dhania) powder, garam masala, birth masala (marandhu sellu) & & the chili powder/masala.
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  19. Include the ginger & & garlic paste.
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  21. Mix well & & permit to simmer for 30 seconds.
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  23. Afterwards, include the chicken pieces & & salt to taste.
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  25. Offer it a great mix.
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  27. Make certain that the chicken is completely covered in the spices. Lower the heat if it tends to capture at the surface area of the pot. Do not include any water.
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  29. Cover with a cover & & permit the chicken to seal in the spices for 5 minutes.
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  31. After 5 minutes, provide the chicken a stir.
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  33. Include the tomatoes.
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  35. Pour in a little water, around 1/4 cup.
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  37. Mix well.
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  39. Cover with a cover & & permit to prepare for 20 minutes. Examine it every now & & once again so that it does not burn & & include really little water if needed.
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  41. Peel & & cut the potatoes into quarters.
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  43. After preparing the chicken for 15 minutes, observe how the tomatoes have actually prepared down to form a scrumptious gravy.
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  45. Include the potatoes & & some water.
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  47. Mix well, finish the potatoes completely.
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  49. Lower the heat to the 2nd heat level & & tuck the potatoes into the gravy. This will lead to those gravy drenched potatoes.
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  51. Cover with a cover & & permit to prepare on low heat for 10 minutes.
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  53. After 10 minutes, the potatoes need to be prepared. If not, include a little water & & permit it to prepare up until soft.
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  55. Shut off the heat & & garnish with fresh coriander (dhania).
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  57. Plate & & serve.
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  59. This Marandhu Sellu Chicken Curry matches
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  61. , bread or rice & & pickles or roti.carrot salad Serve with rice, bread,
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  64. or puff pastry roti & & a side of or pickles.plain roti

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