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Kerala Chicken

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 1000 grams chicken cut into 12 pieces
  • 2 medium sized onions
  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 8 garlic flakes
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon red chilly powder
  • 1 tablespoon shredded ginger,
  • 2 big green chilly
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 red chilly
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • salt to taste
  • chopped fresh coriander leaves

How to Prepare:

  • Take a pan and heat half the oil
  • Add the garlic, coriander, red chilly powder and grated coconut
  • Saut√© on a low flame till the coconut becomes a dark brown colour and an aroma begins to rise
  • Let it cool and then add a little bit of water and make a thick paste
  • Now heat the remaining oil in the pan
  • Add the curry leaves, ginger, green chilly and the chopped onion
  • Saut√© till the onions are golden brown
  • Put in the chicken, turmeric powder, red chilly, 2 cups of water and the coconut paste
  • Stir well and add salt to taste
  • Cover, simmer and cook for 25 minutes or till the chicken is nice and soft
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve