How to make delicious ol chicken paturi

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Jul 23, 2022


chicken-paturi

In Bengal fish paturi(different types of fish) is a famous recipe. Likewise, I made it with elephant foot yam and chicken mix or ol chicken paturi. Here I used mustard paste and lemon juice as the main ingredients, which goes well with ol or elephant foot yam, that’s the reason I used yam with chicken. The marinated chicken breast and elephant foot yam wrapped in banana leaves is cooked in steam; this is How to make delicious ol chicken paturi/chicken and elephant foot yam wrapped in banana leaves.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali

Level of Cooking: Moderate

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Total time: one hour and five minutes
Servings: 2 Persons

Ingredients

  • Chicken -4 medium size/150 gm
  • Elephant foot yam-100 gm(cut into small slice)
  • Garlic-7-8 cloves
  • Ginger-1/2 inch
  • Onion-01(medium size)
  • Green chili—01
  • Red chili-01
  • Mustard oil-1 tsp
  • Turmeric and cumin powder-1/2 tsp each
  • Curry and mint leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice-1 tsp
  • banana leaves

How to make delicious ol chicken paturi

 

Cut the ol/yam into small pieces

Cut onion into slices, then take a pan, heat oil and fry the onion till it becomes light brown in color and allow it to cool in room temperature.

Now in a blender jar take fried onion, ginger, garlic, red and green chili and grind it, then add mustard seeds again grind it to a smooth paste.

Take a big bowl, add chicken pieces, yam, turmeric and cumin powder, ginger-garlic-mustard paste, salt and lemon juice with curry and mint leaves, mix it nicely and keep it aside for marinating for 1 hour.

How to make delicious ol chicken paturi

Meanwhile, we prepare the banana leaves.

Take a fresh banana leaf, wash it, then take it over the oven to give slight heat to make it soft and tender, to avoid tears.

Then place the mixture in the center of the leaf and give a fold four times. Likewise make the same for others. How to make delicious ol chicken paturi

Take a pressure cooker without whistle and pre heat, now place the paturi inside the cooker and close the lid.

Let it cook for 40-45 minutes in low heat.

Switch off the oven, uncover the lid and take out the paturi and place it over the serving bowl.

How to make delicious ol chicken paturi

Enjoy with rice or roti.

chicken-paturi

How to make delicious ol chicken paturi

The marinated chickenbreast and elephant foot yam wrapped in banana leaves is cooked in steam; thisis How to make deliciousol chicken paturi/chicken and elephant foot yam wrapped in banana leaves.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course chicken, Main Course
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 2
Calories

Equipment

  • Banana leaf
  • A kadai or a fry pan
  • mixing bowl
  • blender
  • Spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 150 gm Chicken
  • 100 gm Elephant foot yam (small pieces)
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 5-6 cloves garlic
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 whole red chili
  • 1 tbsp Mustard oil
  • 1/2 tbsp  turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin powder
  • curry and mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • Cut the ol/yam into small pieces
  • Cut onion into slices, then take a pan, heat oil and fry theonion till it becomes light brown in colour and allow it to cool in roomtemperature.
  • Now in a blender jar take fried onion, ginger, garlic, redand green chili and grind it, then add mustard seeds again grind it to a smoothpaste.
  • Take a big bowl, add chicken pieces, yam, turmeric and cuminpowder, ginger-garlic-mustard paste, salt and lemon juice with curry and mintleaves, mix it nicely and keep it aside for marinating for 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile we prepare the banana leaves.
  • Take a fresh banana leaf, wash it, then take it over the oven to give slight heat to make it soft and tender, to avoid tear.
  • Then place the mixture in the center of the leaf and give afold four times. Likewise make the same for others. (Here I made a big paturi by using two leaves and keeping all the stuff inside at a time, so the shape ofthe paturi became little different due to improper folding)
  • Take a pressure cooker without whistle and pre heat, nowplace the paturi inside the cooker and close the lid.
  • Let it cook for 40-45 minutes in low heat.
  • Switch off the oven, uncover the lid and take out the paturi and place it over the serving bowl.
  • Enjoy with hot steam rice.

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