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Coconut & Tamarind Chicken Curry

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A delicious and easy to make South Indian chicken curry with coconut milk and tamarind paste. Best served with hot rice for lunch or dinner.

Coconut & Tamarind Chicken Curry

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Chicken – 400 gms, skinless, boneless, chopped
Thick Tamarind Extract – 2 tsp (or 1/2 tsp Readymade Tamarind Paste)
Coconut Milk – 3/4 cup
Onion – 1, sliced
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 1/2 to 2 tsp
Red Chilli – 1, finely chopped
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Coriander Powder – 3/4 tsp
Sugar – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 3 tsp
Cinnamon Stick – 1, small, broken into two
Curry Leaves – few
Salt as per taste

1. Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
2. Fry the curry leaves and cinnamon stick for 45 to 60 seconds.
3. Add the onions and saute well for 5 to 8 minutes.
4. Add the ginger garlic paste, red chillies, turmeric powder, coriander powder, sugar and salt.
5. Stir well.
6. Add the chicken pieces and stir again.
7. Cook for a minute and add the tamarind paste.
8. Stir once again until evenly mixed.
9. Pour the coconut milk and cover the pan with a lid.
10. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
11. Remove when the chicken is done and the curry has turned golden and thickened a bit. Discard the cinnamon stick.
12. Serve with hot rice.

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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