90 ml / 3 fl oz / 3/8 cup Vegetable Oil
1 kg / 2 Pounds chicken/mutton
3 pieces Tamarind Juice (Assam Juice) - mix Tamarind Pulp with hot water, strain
45 g / 1 ½ oz / ¼ cup Brown Sugar or Palm Sugar (Gula Melaka)
1 litre / 1 3/5 pints / 4 cups water
125 ml / 4 fl oz / ½ cup Dark Sweet Soy Sauce (Kicap Manis)
3 Tbsp / 2 ½ fl oz Chili Paste (Cili Boh) (if using mutton use chilli powder)
Paste Ingredients: - to be Finely Grounded
8 Shallots (Red Onion), peeled
4 Garlic Cloves, peeled
2 cm / 1 inch Ginger, peeled & chopped
4 Lemongrass (Serai), finely sliced
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
Water to blend
Heat the oil and add the spices,once aromatic sauté the Paste until fragrant and oil begins to appear on the surface.
Add in chicken, Tamarind Juice, Dark Sweet Soy Sauce, Brown Sugar/palm sugar and water. Stir well. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Simmer until the chicken is tender, and the sauce almost dry. Serve.
Gulab Jamun recipe was submitted for the event **Diwali Sweet Recipes** hosted by My Culinary Creations .Also heading to My Diwali My Way Event hosted by A Girls...Diary, Gulab Jamun and Chicken in Dark sauce ,Festival Of Lights Event hosted by Anu's healthy Kitchen,Oh Taste N See 's Event Serve It-Festival Potluck started by Kriti's Kitchenand and at present hosted by Taste N see.