Thursday, February 24, 2011

Chutney chicken(Chicken in thick coconut gravy)

Well my husband named it chutney chicekn because of the coconut chutney flavour! Actually I wanted to make a dark colored tempting chicken dish, but  daydreaming  mademe forget to roast ingredients before grinding and hence resulted in this, but we simply loved it. The thick gravy made it a lovely combo with rice, guess it would be equally gud with rotis too, n may b dosas!

  1. Chicken -  1/4 kg
  2. Onion- 1 , thinly sliced
  3. Tomato- 1 small, chopped
  4. Curry leaves- 8-10
  5. Mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon
  6. Grated coconut- 1/2 cup
  7. Coriander powder-3 teaspoon
  8. Fennel seeds- a pinch
  9. Cumin seeds- a pinch
  10. Cardamom- 1 pod
  11. Cinnamon stick- 1 inch stick
  12. Dried red chillies-5
  13. Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  14. Salt- 1-2 teaspoon, as required
  15. Oil-1 1/2 tablespoon
  16. Water
  1. Grind together 1/2 the sliced onions, ingredients 6-12 together to a thick paste(use little water if required)
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Add the onions and saute till soft
  4. Add the tomatoes, curry leaves and saute for a hwile
  5. Add the chicken pieces,salt and turmeric ,mix well
  6. Add the ground paste along with 1/2 cup water and mix well
  7. Cover and cook in low flame for 10 min or till chicken is cooked.
  8. Check for the salt and spice requirements.
  9. Cook in high flame for another 5-6 mins till the gravy becomes thick.
  10. Remove from fire and serve hot
  11. Enjoy !
Enjoy chutney chciken! Happy Day!

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