Sunday, November 30, 2008

Malabar Chicken Curry ( kerala style)


1 pound chicken ( with bones cut in to pieces)
4 tbs oil
1 tomato ( chopped)
1 tsp cumin seeds and musturd seeds
1/2 tsp turmuric powder


2 tbs oil
1/2 cup chopped shallots ( u can use red onion )
1/4 cup fresh grated coconut
8 curry leaves
1/4 cup cilantro ( optional)

2 tsp pepper corns
1 tsp fennal seeds
4 cardamom pods
4 cloves
1 inch cinnamon stick

1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder

Heat 2 tbs oil in a pan add chopped shallots ( or onions) roast on a low flame until brown
Now add cardamom pods , cloves , peppercorns ,fennal seeds, cinnamon ,curry leaves and fresh grated coconut , to the above browned shallots , roast everything on a low flame until coconut is brown ( make sure not to burn), then add chilli powder and coriander powder fry for 1 min
Grind all the above browned masala with 1/4 cup water and cilantro ,to a smooth paste and keep aside
Now heat 4 tbs oil in a preassure cooker , add cumin seeds and musturd seeds,
then add chicken pieces , salt and turmuric ,mix everything and cook for 2min
Then add ground masala paste and chopped tomatoes to the chicken , mix and cook on low flame for 5 min
Now add 1-1/2 cup of water to the chicken mixture , cover and cook for 2 wistles
(until chicken is cooked completely ) and gravy is thick
Done , serve hot with roti , appam or rice


Gita's Kitchen said...

The curry looks so mouth-watering, I should try this one soon :)

Happy cook said...

Delicious, love the gravy, sure to soak up wtih what ever ones eat this curry.

srikars kitchen said...

sounds delicious... looks perfect..

Valarmathi said...

Wow this masala paste should given a nice taste. Sure will try this. Lovely picture.

Shama Nagarajan said...

drooling recipe............

Asha said...

Every recipe in your blog is a treasure for me, sagari! Looks great, my kids would love tat if I make it mildly spicy. Thanks! :)

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow iam drooling over. Looks spicy and yummy. Bookmarked.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow iam drooling over. Looks spicy and yummy. Bookmarked.

Rachel said...

My kind of recipe :)

hope you are well..

Everyday said...

The pictures look so.....yummmm!

Hey, thanks for visitng my blog.

Priya said...

Love the gravy...looks drooling over now..

Cham said...

Looks delicious and tasty!

Cilantro said...

Great, Love the gravy. looks perfect.

raj said...

oh my god! this looks SO amazingly yum!
thanks for stopping by my blog!

Vandana Rajesh said...

yummy sagari the malabar chicken curry looks delicious. Make it in a similar way too. Lovely pic

Swapna said...

I make this often..but i still drooled over your snap... yummy!!

Sheetal Kiran said...

Oh wow! Looks and sounds divine Sagari ... my husband loves chicken, I am definitely surprising him with this recipe soon :D

Suma Rajesh said...

delicious gravy..will surly will it a try..

PG said...

this looks so good! yum yum!

Varsha Vipins said...

The curry looks so tasty Sagari dear.I make this a pan,closed with a lid.that slow cooking add to more taste .But of course that works good only with tender chicken,like what we get here...

Smitha said...
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Smitha said...

Hi sagari, the chicken curry looks good.
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Premyscakes said...

Curry looks so yummy. nice to go thru your blog.

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