Thursday, November 4, 2010

Varutharacha Chicken curry


Ingredients:
Chicken: 1 kg
Shallots: 3/4 cup
Onion: 2 small
Ginger paste: 2 tbsp
Garlic paste: 2 tbsp
Green chilly paste: 1 tbsp
Tomato chopped: 1 med
Grated coconut: 1 cup
Coriander powder: 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder : 3/4 tbsp
Black pepper powder: 1/2 tbsp
Curry Leaves: 2 springs
Salt: to taste
Oil:

Garam Masala powder:
Cardamom: 2 nos
Cinnamon/karugapatta : 2 medium
Cloves: 4-5 pcs
Fennel seeds: 1/2 tbsp
Star Anise: 2 petals
Nutmeg: small pinch

Method:
Dry roast the grated coconut till brown color, add 1 tbsp water and grind to a fine paste. Grind cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise and nutmeg to a fine powder. Dry roast chilli powder, coriander powder and black pepper powder. Remove from fire and allow it to cool. Add some water to this and make a thick paste. Apply this paste on the chicken, keep aside for 1 hr. Heat oil in a pan, saute onion till golden color, add curry leaves, salt, green chilli, ginger and garlic paste. Saute til the raw smell goes, then and tomatoes. Saute for 3-4 minutes. Add the chicken and garam masala powder (above prepared) cover and cook for 5-7 minutes without adding water. Remove lid, add 1 cup water. Cover and cook utill the chicken cooked well. Add coconut paste and cook for another 5 minutes or  gravy becomes thick and dry. Add some curry leaves. Serve hot with roti or rice.

17 comments:

  1. Mouthwatering chicken curry, i dont bother to have some for my lunch..

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  2. oh cummon, just look at the color n consistency. awesome yaar. simply superb:)

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  3. Hi Jaisy,

    The chicken curry looks very tempting...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  4. oh chicken super!!! ippo venam
    Happy Diwali!!

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  5. Mouthwatering chicken curry..looks superb

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  6. Adipoli curry .Looks delicious

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  7. Daivame...Adipoli varutahracha curry tto. recipe vayikumpole vayil vellam varanu...

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  8. Chicken curry is looking delicious, flavorful gravy.

    simplehomefood.com

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  9. Delicious looking dish.
    Happy Diwali.

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  10. Adipoli!! ente family all time fav curryannu ithu..kothiyavununeeee..:)

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  11. Oh I love varutharacha chicken curry with rice and appams..Great recipe and pic, Jaisy..

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  12. Wish you and family a happy and prosperous Diwali

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  13. enteyum fav aanu Jais.. Ghee rice rice um ethum.. yumm..

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  14. adipoli chicken, jaisy. enikkithu ishtamanelum undakkaru valare rare aanu. oru chicken event kandirunnu at http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com. check if u want to send in this. njan attend cheyyunnundu.

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