Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Mushroom + Kheema Chappatti wraps

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Ground Chicken - 250 gm ( or use boneless chicken pieces, mince it before or after cooking with some salt and pepper)
Garlic chopped - 2 cloves
Ginger chopped - a small piece ( optional)
Cinnamon stick - 1 small or 1/4 tea spoon of ground cinnamon
Soya sauce - 1 tea spoon
Salt to taste
Hot water or chicken stock - 3/4 cup

Mushroom - 250 gm
Garlic chopped - 1 clove
Onion finely chopped - 1 small
Cardamom - 3-4
Cloves - 4
Star anise - 1
Black pepper - 4-5 or 1/8th tea spoon of ground back pepper
Red chili powder - 1/2 to 1 tea spoon( per your heat level)
Coriander powder - 1/2 tea spoon
Juice of lemon - 1 tea spoon( optional)
Chopped Parsley or any other herb of your choice - a handful .


Heat 1 spoon oil in a pan and add ground meat , saute well , breaking the lumps with back of spoon . Add salt to taste and saute till its no longer pink. Add chopped ginger , garlic , cinnamon and soy sauce and saute for another couple of minutes. Add water or chicken stock and cook it covered for 20-25 minutes , or until it is cooked( add more water if needed) . Uncover the pan and simmer for a couple of minutes until it is dry. Set aside.

Heat one spoon of oil in another pan and add chopped finely onions and saute for 6-7 minutes and add chopped garlic. Saute till it starts to brown. Meanwhile lightly crush cardamom , cloves , star anise , and black pepper in a mortar and pestle or coffee grinder and add to the pan . Toss it well.

Add red chili powder , coriander powder and juice of lemon(if using) and fry for a minute or so . Add chopped mushrooms saute for a couple of minutes and add prepared meat mixture, parsley and simmering saute for some time , till it is mixed with all the masala , mushrooms are cooked and it is done and dry . Takes like 7-8 minutes .

Take a Chapatis or a Tortilla in a foil , keep a small portion of the kheema and wrap it.

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