June 7, 2011

Chicken & potato in the spicy coconut gravy (Chicken kuruma)

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Rich, creamy & delicious chicken gravy is the perfect side dish for chicken biryani, rotis & rice too. Potatoes are one among of the few vegetables goes great when cooked with any kind of non-veg varieties.  Chicken & potatoes are cooked together in the spicy coconut masala and seasoned with classic indian spices.  Good weekend menu :)

Ingredients :
  1. Chicken - 1 kg
  2. Oil - 1 tbsp
  3. Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
  4. Cloves - 2 nos
  5. Onion - 1 large sized
  6. Potatoes - 2 nos 
  7. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  8. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  9. Chilly powder to spice
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Corriander leaves for garnishing
For the paste :

Grind the below ingredients to smooth paste.
  1. Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  2. Black pepper corns - 1 tbsp
  3. Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
  4. Cashewnuts - 1 tbsp
  5. Tamarind pulp - 1 tsp
kuruma 2

Method :

1.   Cut the potatoes & keep aside.

2.   Heat oil in the heavy bottomed pan, add cinnamon stick & cloves.

3.   Add finely chopped onions & saute till tender.  Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder & potatoes.  Saute.

4.   Add chilly powder, chicken pieces & saute.

5.   Add the grounded masala & salt to taste.  Cook till done.  

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Garnish it with corriander leaves & serve.

1 comment :

Divya Vikram said...

Delicious way to cook chicken!

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