Turmeric fried chicken, which combines Malay and Chinese cuisines is a flavorful recipe that requires few ingredients. The dish is simple and quick to prepare for the whole family thanks to its key ingredient, turmeric. Turmeric which has been used for centuries indeed has numerous health benefits (such as reducing inflammation and improving skin health), as well as a lovely golden yellow color that adds to the appeal of this dish.
Turmeric also offers numerous other health benefits, including:
· Acts as an antioxidant.
· Protect the liver in a variety of ways.
· Aids in the treatment of arthritis.
· Improves brain function.
· Aid in the treatment of diabetes and cancer.
Saffron is a spice that is commonly used in cooking, so you are already familiar with it. It not only adds a deep yellow color to the dish, but it also enhances the aroma, making it more appealing.
· 1½ kilogram of boneless and skinless chicken thighs or breasts
· 2 tablespoons turmeric powder
· 2 tablespoons coriander powder
· ½ chilli powder (optional)
· A handful of curry leaves
· Sugar and salt
· Vegetable oil
· Vegetables; carrots, long beans, chillies etc. (optional)
1. Cut the chicken into cubes of medium size (less fat and a healthier option).
2. Combine the chicken, salt, and turmeric in a mixing bowl.
3. If you want a spicier dish, add chilli powder (optional).
4. Mix in the curry powder and the coriander leaves.
5. Stir everything together once to make sure the spices are evenly coated on the chicken.
6. Leave the ingredients to marinate for about an hour.
7. Heat a frying pan and add a little vegetable oil. When the oil is hot, add the chicken mixture.
8 If desired, add vegetables of your choice.
9. Mix in the sugar and salt (to taste). Stir well to ensure that the chicken is evenly cooked.