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Chicken coconut curry

Insiya Thanawala
40 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Chicken coconut curry RECIPE

A fragnant chicken curry that has been cooked in coconut milk.

Recipe Tags

  • Goa
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 1 full chicken, cut into pieces
  2. 5 small cups of coconut milk
  3. 1 tbsp ginger-garlic green-chilli paste
  4. 100 gms til
  5. 100 gms cashew nuts
  6. 100 gms peeled groundnuts
  7. 2-3 star anise
  8. 1 tsp whole jeera
  9. 4-5 whole black peppers
  10. 3-4 cloves
  11. 1 tsp chilli powder
  12. 1 tsp dhania jeera powder
  13. salt to taste
  14. Few Curry leaves
  15. lime juice as per taste
  16. 3-4 tablespoon oil


  1. Wash and clean the chicken and cut into medium size pieces. Put the ginger-garlic chilli paste and salt on the chicken and mix it well.
  2. Pressure cook the chicken with a cup of water until its tender.
  3. Take a dry frying pan and dry roast the til, khus khus, cashew nuts and groundnuts with star anise, jeera, cloves and pepper. Roast till one gets the aroma of the masalas. Once it cools down grind all of it together in blender making fine paste by adding a little water.
  4. Take a big pot, add in oil. Once it's hot add the curry leaves and the grounded paste and fry it until the oil separates. Then add the chilli powder, dhania-jeera powder. Add the chicken with stock and coconut milk .
  5. Simmer on a low heat for 15 mins. Then add the salt. Add lime juice as per taste and add the chopped coriander leaves.
  6. Serve it hot with rice.

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