How to make Vermicelli Chicken -

Chicken cooked with vermicelli and a medley of masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken Breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Vermicelli (वरमिसेली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Vermicelli Chicken

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Vermicelli Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken Breast cut into 2 inch pieces 2

  • Vermicelli 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Black cardamoms 3

  • Strand of mace 1

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Green cardamoms 4-5

  • Cloves 4-5

  • One-inch cinnamon sticks 3

  • Black peppercorns 12-15

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 large

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes 3 medium

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Grated lemon rind 1/2 teaspoon

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • For garnishing

  • A little chilli flakes

  • A little garam masala powder

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add black cardamoms, mace, bay leaves, green cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon, black peppercorns and cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes till light brown. Add ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Roughly chop tomatoes, grind into a purée and add to the wok and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

Step 4

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, crushed black peppercorns, cumin powder, garam masala powder and salt and sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Add 5 cups water and chicken pieces and mix well.

Step 6

Add lemon rind, lemon juice, vermicelli and coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 6-8 minutes or till the gravy thickens and chicken gets completely cooked.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving bowl, sprinkle some chilli flakes and garam masala powder and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.