Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Onion Chicken/ Ulli Kozhi

 Onion chicken or Ulli kozhi is a dish rich in Onion. Its a spicy side dish for rice, roti,chapthi,appam.... Since this dish has more gravy, ppl who love chicken flavour yet don't want to eat chicken, have enuf of the gravy!

  1. Chicken- 1/2 kg, cut into small pieces
  2. Onion- 3 large, sliced
  3. Tomato-1 large
  4. Lime juice- 1 teaspoon
  5. Salt- 1 teaspoon or more
  6. Ginger- 1 inch piece,cut
  7. Garlic- 2 pods
  8. Chilly Powder- 2 teaspoon
  9. Turmeric Powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  10. Pepper powder- 3 teaspoon
  11. Oil- for frying
  12. Curry leaves- 10
  13. Water for grinding

  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with 1 teaspoon chilly powder,turmeric powder,1 teaspoon salt,lime juice and keep aside for min 1 hr.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan, add the sliced onions an saute till golden brown(Be careful not to burn the onion)
  3. Meanwhile grind ginger,garlic,pepper powder and remaining chilly powder to a fine paste.
  4. Now once the onions have cooled, give a whip in a mixer with little water, please don't grind them completely.
  5. To the former pan, add tomatoes and saute till they soften
  6. Add the ground ginger garlic masala paste and fry for a min
  7. Add the chicken pieces,followed by the onion mix.
  8. Stir well adding 1/2 cup water,curry leaves
  9. Cook in low flame till chicken get cooked up and gravy becomes thick,stirring in between
  10. Serve hot

Garnish with onion or lemon or coriander , anything of your choice. Its simply lovely

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