This chicken kurma is a great dish from Kerala. A coconut curry based chicken recipe, which is delicious to eat & east to cook. So for all those who are fond of chicken, here is one dish you must try.
The chicken here is cooked with yoghurt & coconut paste spicy curry. Try out!
Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Yields
25 mins 30 mins 55 mins 4 Servings
Chicken – ½ Kg. (boneless, cut into small pieces, washed & cleaned)
Onion – medium 2 (thinly sliced)
Ginger – 1 inch
Garlic cloves – 2
Green chili – 3 (chopped)
Fresh green coriander – 3 tablespoon (finely chopped)
Curry leaves – 5-6
Salt per taste –
Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Red chili powder – ½ teaspoon
Garam masala – ½ teaspoon
Yoghurt – ½ cup
Coconut – ½ cup (finely grated and very smooth)
Oil – 2-3 tablespoon
- Wash and clean chicken pieces well, drain excess water and mix with yoghurt. Keep aside.
- Now grind ginger, garlic, green chili, turmeric powder, chili powder and coriander powder together to form a fine paste.
- Heat oil in a pan or wok and add mustard seeds & curry leaves, when the seeds splutter add sliced onion and fry till onions start becoming brown. Now add the paste with fried onions and mix well and sauté for 7-8 minutes.
- Also add chicken pieces now with water and cook for another 25-30 minutes. When the chicken pieces are well cooked and tender, add coconut and coriander. Adjust the curry consistency as per choice. Mix well. Transfer to the serving bowl.
Note: Chicken kurma can be served with aapam, rice or chapatti. Enjoy!
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