Chicken is most of us all time favourite.Lots of experiments are doing in chicken as different varieties of dishes with new taste and flavor. Chicken with fried coconut/Varutharacha kozhi curry is many of us especially we mallus favourite.This makes a wonderful combo for any rice varieties,roties(chappathi n paratha,porotta),rice palappams etc etc
Chicken Curry Recipe
Ingredients needed for Chicken curry
1.Chicken - 1 kg
2.Onion - 2
3.Tomato - 1
4.Ginger - Garlic paste - 1 Tb sp
5.Green chillies - 2
6.Chicken Masala - 2 Tb sp
7.Chilli powder - 1 Ts sp
8.Turmeric powder - 1/2 Tsp
9.Grated coconut - 1 cup
10.Garam masala - 1/2 Tsp
11.Salt - to taste
Steps for preparing Chicken curry
1.Marinate chicken with all masalas and salt.Keep it in refrigerator.
2.Make a good gravy by sauting Ginger - Garlic paste,Green chillies and Onion in oil.
3.Add tomato paste to the sauted gravy.When the raw smell of tomato goes,add marinated chicken pieces.Mix everything and add 1/2 Tsp Garam masala.Cover it and cook for 5 minutes in medium flame.By that time water will ooze out from chicken.Add 1.5 cups of water and cook again with lid.
4.In another pan,add 1 cup of grated coconut n fry it in low flame.Saute it nicely until the coconut becomes brown in colour.Don't burn it with high flame.When it( fried coconut) cools grind the coconut in a mixxie or food processor and make a good paste of it with lit water.[[[[If you want more hot spicy chicken,fry dry red chillies along with coconut and grind.]]]]
5.Add this coconut paste to the cooked chicken gravy and mix.Cook for 5 minutes and switch off the flame.Serve warm with bread varieties or rice.
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