QUAIL PEPPER MASALA
Quail – 250 gm
Oil – 2 Tbsp
Onion – 1 (Big- cut into julienne)
Tomato – 1
Green chilly – 2
Ginger-garlic paste – 1 Tbsp
Cinnamon – a little piece
Cloves – 3-4
Coriander powder – 1 Tbsp
Chilly powder – 1/2 Tbsp
Black pepper powder – 2 Tbsp
Salt – to taste
Turmeric powder – 1 Tbsp
Lemon juice- 1/2 Tbsp
1.First wash the Quail well.
2.Marinate the quail chicken pieces with a pinch of turmeric powder, 1/2 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste, half tsp chicken masala or chilly powder and half Tbsp lemon juice. Keep the marinade in the fridge for 20-30 mins
3.Fry Onions and green chilly along with the above mentioned seasonings, to golden brown. Add the remaining ginger-garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes.
4.Add coriander powder and chilly powder to the onions then add chopped tomatoes and saute until the tomatoes cook well.
5.Now, add the quail to the masala and cook well. Add salt according to your taste.
6.When the chicken is half done, add black pepper powder to it and mix. Sprinkle little water, now and then, until the chicken is completely cooked.
7.Add the remaining 1/2 Tbsp of lemon juice, coriander leaves and mint leaves after removing the chicken from the fire.
8.Now tasty Quail pepper masala ready.