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Brown Chicken Kuruma recipe#Chicken recipes #Chicken in thick coconut gravy recipe

Written By Kottayam Kitchen on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | February 16, 2016

Chicken Kuruma is our all time fav

Ingredients needed

  1. Chicken pieces - 1 Kg
  2. Coriander powder - 1 Tsp
  3. Chilli powder - 1/2 Tsp
  4. Turmeric powder - 1/2 Tsp
  5. Onion sliced - 3
  6. Curry leaves - 3 sprig
  7. Tomato - 2
  8. Green chillies - 5
  9. Ginger chopped - 1/2 Tsp
  10. Garlic chopped - 1/2 Tsp
  11. Salt - to taste
  12. Oil - 3 Tb sp


  • To a pan,add oil, and when it becomes hot Saute Half of the chopped onion until soft and brown in medium flame.Add lit salt.
  • When onion is half cooked, add chopped ginger and garlic and saute until brown.
  • Reduce the flame and add all the masalas and fry.Saute until the oil becomes clear.
  • Switch off the flame and cool this mix.
  • Make a smooth paste with this masala and onion.
  • Take another pan and saute the balance sliced onion with slited green chillies. 
  • When the onion becomes brown,add the masala onion paste and mix.
  • Add cleaned chicken pieces and chopped tomato.
  • MIX the masala with chicken,cover and cook in high -  medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Then reduce the flame to medium when the water oozed out from chicken.
  • When the chicken is fully cooked after 15 - 20 minutes,add fresh coconut paste or milk(1/4 cup) for thick gravy.
  • Don't allow to boil if you add coconut milk.
  • Cook until the chicken cooks completely and the gravy becomes brown n thick.
  • Serve warm with any rice dishes or flat Indian bread like roti,chapathi etc.Its best for Palappam and Idiappam.

Try this simple Chicken kuruma next time

Have a great day.
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