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Chicken Gravy: Varutharacha Chicken Curry ( Chicken with Roasted Coconut) Kerala Style

Varutharacha Chicken Curry ( Chicken with Roasted Coconut) Kerala Style, spicy chicken curry, chicken curry with thick gravy, chicken masala, kerala chiekn curry,kerala cooking, kerala dishes, kerala recipes, kerala cuisine, south indian recipes

Varutharacha Chicken Curry ( Chicken with Roasted Coconut) Kerala Style

Varutharacha chicken curry. Another side dish with thick gravy. It can go as side dish for rice, pulao, roti etc. Spicy food lovers out there….its really going to be a treat for your taste buds.

Varutharacha Chicken Curry Recipe


Ingredients:

  • Chicken – ½ kg (cut into medium pieces)
  • Onion – 2 big
  • Ginger garlic paste – 4 tsp
  • Tomato – 2
  • Chilli powder – 2 tsp
  • coriander powder – 4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Oil
  • Salt

To roast and grind:

  • Coconut grated – ½ cup
  • Dry red chilli – 4
  • Fennel seeds (perumjeerakam) – ½ tsp
  • Cardamom – 2
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cinnamon – a small piece
  • Whole pepper – 1 tsp
  • Small onion – 4

(Note: 1 Cup = 250 ml, Vary the amount of chilli as per your spice level)

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add curry leaves and sliced onions.
  2. Cook with the pan covered till onion turns golden brown. Give a stir in between.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste. Cook for 2-3 mins.
  4. Add sliced tomato and cook till it turns soft
  5. Add chilli, coriander, turmeric powder, salt and cook for 2-3 mins.
  6. Add chicken pieces and mix well.
  7. Add 2 cups of water and cook with the pan covered till chicken is cooked ( approx 20-25 min)
  8. In another pan heat oil and add all ingredients to roast and grind.
  9. Fry till the coconut turns golden brown. Remove from fire and let it cool. Grind the same well.
  10. Add little water to the ground masala and make it to a paste.
  11. Add it to the cooked chicken and cook on low flame for 6-8 mins. Remove from fire.
  12. Add 3 tsp of oil/ghee on the top and keep pan closed for some time. Serve hot.

 

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