Friday, March 8, 2013

Kuttanadan Chicken Curry

A homely Chicken Curry prepared in authentic Kuttanadan style , in which the Chief taste making members are black pepper , and Coconut Milk.

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  1. Chicken : 500 gm(Cut into medium size pieces)
  2. Potato : a small one(cut into large pieces)
  3. Onion : 2 small
  4. Ginger Crushed: 1 tsp
  5. Garlic Crushed: 1 tsp
  6. Curry Leaves : 2 springs
  7. Green Chillies : 2
  8. Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp
  9. Coriander powder : 1tsp
  10. Pepper Powder : 2 tsp
  11. Fennel Powder : 1 tsp
  12. Cinnamon /Karuva Patta : 1 small piece
  13. Cloves /Grampu : 2-3
  14. Cardamom pods/Elakka : 2-3
  15. Pepper Corns : 2-3
  16. Thin Coconut Milk : 1 Cup
  17. Thick Coconut Milk : 1/2 Cup
  18. Coconut Oil : 1.5 tbsp
  19. Salt : As required

Method :

  • Heat oil in pan and add the whole garam masala
  • After 5-10 seconds add the crushed ginger,garlic, green chillies and curry leaves
  • Saute well for some time and add the onion sliced.
  • Saute again till the onions turn transparent.
  • Now add all the masala powders and saute again(low flame) for 2-3 minutes
  • Add the chicken pieces and combine well with tha masala.
  • Now add the thin coconut milk and cover the pan.(medium flame)
  • Add the potato pieces,when the chicken is half cooked
  • When the chicken pieces are completely coated with the gravy(it should be cooked well), add the thick coconut milk and combine.
  • Do not boil.When small bubbles are seen at the edges of the pan, switch off the flame and Cover well
  • Wait for 5-10 minutes before serving.

This curry goes well with Kerala breakfasts like Appam , Idiyappam and makes a good combo with bread too!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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