Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti | How to make Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti

By Shashikala Teggi  |  4th May 2016  |  
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  • Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti , How to make Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti
Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti by Shashikala Teggi
  • Prep Time

    30

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

223

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About Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti

Chicken Xacuti is a classic dish from Goa and encompasses the rich array of its spices resulting in a delicious dish with complex flavors.

Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti , a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Shashikala Teggi. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti recipe by Shashikala Teggi. Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti can serve 3 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti .

Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti

Ingredients to make Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti

  • Onion 2 medium sized
  • Kashmiri red chilies 7-8
  • Garlic 10-15
  • Coconut oil 6 tsp
  • Salt
  • Tamarind juice 2-3 tbsp
  • Haldi 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice 1-2 tbsp
  • Ingredients for dry roast:
  • Jeera 1 tsp
  • Pepper 1 tsp
  • Dhaniya seeds 3 tsp
  • Fennel Seeds 1 tsp
  • Poppy seeds 2 tsp
  • 1 whole star anise
  • Cinnamon 4 small pieces
  • Cardamom 4
  • Cloves 4
  • Grated Dry coconut 1 small cup

How to make Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti

  1. Take a pan, dry roast the ingredients mentioned under ingredients for dry roast till a nice aroma develops. Do not burn them or they will be bitter, then transfer it to a plate.
  2. In the same pan, dry roast the kashmir red chillies and transfer it to a plate. In the same pan, add 2 tsp coconut oil, garlic, 1 medium sized onion chopped and fry for 2-3 mins in a low flame and transfer it to a plate. Let it cool down.
  3. Grind everything with 1/2 glass of water to a fine paste.
  4. Take the chicken, add lemon juice, salt, haldi, mix and marinate for at least 1/2 hr.
  5. Heat coconut oil in a pan, add 1 chopped onion and fry it and add marinated chicken mix well and cook it for sometime. Then add the grounded masala paste and add required amount of water, salt to taste, tamarind juice. Mix and cook for 15 mins in a medium flame or till the chicken is cooked.
  6. Serve this hot curry with rice or roti.

Reviews for Goan chicken curry/ Xacuti (4)

Debdatta Mitra8 months ago

Can I use refined oil ? May taste become same?
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Priya Kannana year ago

Am a Goan. We use fresh grated coconut and not dry coconut. rest of the recipe is the same.
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Anushree Ghosh2 years ago

looks so good
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Shini Prakash2 years ago

Wow, looks very nice :D
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