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Kerala coconut chicken curry

Jul-22-2018
Rekha Unni
60 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
Serves
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ABOUT Kerala coconut chicken curry RECIPE

Delicious Spicy Chicken curry cooked in coconut milk

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Simmering
  • Blending
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Half kg chicken
  2. To marinate
  3. 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  4. salt to taste
  5. 1 teaspoon vinegar
  6. 1 teaspoon turmeric
  7. To grind
  8. 8-10 Pearl onions
  9. 5- 6 garlic cloves
  10. 1 inch ginger
  11. 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  12. FOR CURRY
  13. 1 cup thick coconut milk
  14. 3 tbsp coconut oil
  15. two small onions chopped
  16. 8- 10 curry leaves
  17. 3-4 green chillies slit
  18. 2 medium tomatoes chopped
  19. salt to taste
  20. 1/3 cup water
  21. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  22. 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  23. 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  24. 1 teaspoon Garam masala or chicken masala
  25. 1 teaspoon red chilli powder - adjust
  26. For Seasoning
  27. 2 tbsp coconut oil
  28. 4-5 pearl onions sliced
  29. 6-7 curry leaves

Instructions

  1. marinate chicken with pepper turmeric vinegar and salt keep it aside for 1 hour
  2. Crush coarsely all the ingredients mentioned under grind section
  3. Heat oil in earthen vessel or heavy bottom pan. Add onion, green chillies and curry leaves. Stir fry until onions brown
  4. Add ground mixture, saute until raw aroma goes away
  5. Add spice powders and salt. Mix well for few seconds
  6. Add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are tender and mushy
  7. Add chicken with 1/3 cup water. Mix well. Cover and cook until done stirring occasionally
  8. Cook on high heat until gravy thickens. Add coconut milk, stir well. Switch off and cover the vessel
  9. Heat oil in a small pan, add sliced pearl onions and curry leaves. Stir fry until onions are crispy
  10. Add seasoning to curry. Mix well. Cover and rest for 15-20 minutes to allow flavours to set in
  11. Serve with roti, appam, idiyappam, pulao

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Hema Mallik
Jul-23-2018
Hema Mallik   Jul-23-2018

Nice one.

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