Bengali Style Chicken  Stew  with Raw Pappya  


 Preparation Time-1hr
Cooking Time -15 minutes
Servings -2

Chicken -500 gm
1medium carrot - cut in cubes
1potato - cut in cubes
1/4Raw Pappya(cut into  small wedges)(optional )
1 onion - chopped thinly
2 tsp ginger paste 
2 tsp garlic paste
1 medium tomato - chopped
2 bay leaves  
5-6 black pepper powder
2 green chillies
1 tsp turmeric powder
2/3 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
2-3 tbs Yougurt 
1 1/2 - 2 cups water
salt to taste
4-5 vegetable oil 


Marinate the chicken with yogurt, garam masala, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder,ginger  garlic paste  and salt and set it aside. Marinate it for at least a couple of hours. 

In a cooker....add the oil....add chopped onions...Saute  for 2-3 minute until  light  brown. Add green chillies. ..

 Now add in the vegetables, tomato ....mix them well...Cover and let it cook for 4-5 minutes till the vegetables release the water. Now add in the chicken  add coriander, turmeric,black pepper  and garam masala powder...cook for another 4-5 minute..

Then add the salt, water and cover and cook on medium  heat ....after 1 whistle switch off the gas.....if you cook in big saucepan...cook for another 10-15 minutes till it all combine together. 


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