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an indian recipe...where did i go wrong?

So i made an indian chicken tonight, it was good and even smelled really good BUT when we went to eat it, we could taste a bitter spice coming out, i usually use everything thats in it in other dishes but i have never used turmeric. Do you think the turmeric make it bitter? here's the recipe.....

~Chicken Chicken Curry~


3 tablespoons olive oil
1 red onion, thinly sliced, divided
salt to taste

1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons ground ginger
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon water
2 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut in bite-sized pieces
1 tomato, thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon white sugar
3 whole cloves
1 (2 inch) cinnamon stick
1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon ground coriander (subsitute: parsley, sage and lemon juice)


Asked by americansugar80 at 6:40 PM on Jan. 27, 2011 in Food & Drink

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