I love love salna..It is a bright coloured curry which is usually served with parota..I already have a street food style chicken salna recipe in my blog and this recipe is another version of it. I made this with nattu kozhi / country chicken. So it is very tasty and healthy...
Andhra Chicken Curry
Easy Chicken Curry
Traditional Chicken Curry
No Coconut Chicken Curry
Roasted Chicken Curry
Chettinad Chicken Curry
Aloo Chicken Curry
Andhra Butter Chicken Curry
and Many More..
Hope you will try this and let me know how it turns out for you.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins to 1 hour
Serves : 4 to 5
Chicken - 500 grams ( I used nattu kozhi)
Onion - 2 large sliced thinly
Tomatoes - 2 large sliced thinly
Green chilli - 2 slit
Curry leaves a handful
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tblspn
For Roasting & Grinding:
Oil - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 2 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 2 cm piece
Whole Pepper - 1 tsp
Cloves / Krambu - 5
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Star Anise - 1
Fresh Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Start by making the masala. Heat 1 tsp oil, add in the ingredients given for roasting except coconut. Give a toss for a min. Now add in coconut and fry till it is golden. Remove to a blender and make it into a fine puree. Set aside.
Heat 1 tblspn oil in a pan till smoking. Now add in chicken, season with salt and turmeric powder. Saute till the chicken is golden. Remove it to a bowl.
In the remaining oil, add in onions, green chilli and curry leaves. Add in salt and saute till the onions turn golden.
Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min,.
Add in tomatoes and cook till it turns mushy.
Add in chilli powder and garam masala powder. Mix well.
Add in the seared chicken, ground coconut masala, water and mix well.
You can cover and cook till the chicken is cooked, but i added it to pressure cooker, covered it and cooked it for 2 whistle, simmer for 10 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam escape all by itself.
Open the cooker and add coriander leaves.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan|
|Add in all the spices given for roasting|
|roast for a min or so|
|now add in grated fresh coconut|
|roast till the coconut turns golden|
|remove to a mixer|
|make it into a smooth puree|
|now heat 1 tblspn oil in a pan till smoking|
|Add in chicken ..i used nattu kozhi / country chicken|
|Add in some salt and turmeric powder|
|fry till they get little colour|
|remove to a bowl|
|In the same pan, add in onions, curry leaves and |
|add in salt|
|and some ginger garlic paste|
|saute till it turns golden|
|add in tomatoes|
|add in chilli powder and garam masala powder|
|add in the seared chicken|
|add in the coconut masala|
|i added some water in the mixer and poured it over this|
|you can cook it in the pan, but i added this to a |
|cover and cook for 2 whistle, simmer for 10 mins|
|Open it..this is how it looks|