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Kerala Chicken Curry

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A traditional Malabar style chicken curry with roasted coconut masala. Best served with plain rice, roti, chapati or pulao.
Kerala Chicken Curry

Chicken – 300 gms, cleaned, washed, chopped
Onions – 3 to 4, chopped
Tomatoes – 5 to 6, chopped
Coconut – 2/3 cup, grated
Curry Leaves – handful
Saunf – 2 tsp
Bay Leaf – 2 tsp
Cardamoms – 2 tsp
Star Anise – 2
Black Peppercorns – 3 to 4 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste – 3 to 4 tblsp
Ginger – 1 tsp, minced
Coconut Oil – 1/2 cup
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped

1. Heat little oil in a pan over medium flame.
2. Fry the star anise, bay leaf, ginger, curry leaves, cardamoms and black peppercorns for a minute.
3. Add the coconut and stir-fry for another minute.
4. Remove, cool and grind to a fine powder.
5. Heat coconut oil in a pan over medium flame.
6. Add the onions, saunf and chicken pieces.
7. Saute for 2 minutes.
8. Add the ground masala, ginger garlic paste and stir well.
9. Add the tomatoes and stir again.
10. Sprinkle a little water.
11. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes and remove.
12. Garnish with coriander leaves.
13. Serve with rice or roti.

Tip: Adjust the amound of water at step #9 depending on the amount of gravy you want.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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