Roasted Coconut Chicken Curry

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3.3, 15 reviews

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3.3, 15 reviews

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Posted on 29, Dec 2011
Serving 6-8 people
Ready in 35-45 minutes
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Ingredients
  • Chicken - 500 Gms, cut into medium pieces
  • Onion, medium sized - 1 Nos, finely sliced
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Garlic - 4 cloves, finely chopped
  • Ginger - ½ inch piece, finely chopped
  • Green chilli - 1 Nos, slit
  • Turmeric powder - ½ Teaspoon
  • Coriander Powder - ¾ Tablespoon
  • Red Chilli Powder - ½ Tablespoon
  • Dried red chilli - 1 Nos, or Red chilli flakes - ½ Teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Water - 1 ½ cups(approx:)
  • Coconut Oil - 2 Tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
Directions
  1. Clean and wash the chicken pieces. Drain the water completely and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a pan, add in the grated coconut and chopped garlic. Roast until the coconut is dark golden in color and aromatic.
  3. Reduce the heat, add in the coriander powder, red chilli powder and fry until the mixture is dark brown in color or for about 1-2 minute on low heat.
  4. Let it cool completely. Then grind it with enough water and make a fine paste. Set aside.
  5. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in pan, add in the sliced onions, chopped ginger, green chillies and curry leaves. Saute until the onions are light brown in color.
  6. Add in the turmeric powder, dried red chillies and saute for 1 minute.
  7. Then add in the chicken pieces and saute for 2 minute.
  8. Now add in the roasted coconut paste, salt and enough water to cook the chicken pieces. Mix well.
  9. Cover and cook for about 25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked well and the gravy become slightly thick on low-medium heat.
  10. Serve warm.
3.3, 15 reviews

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