Jan 11, 2015

Turkey Coconut Roast Recipe / Vaan Kozhi Varuval Recipe

This is the roast which i made when i tried out the turkey curry. And it was a instant hit with the family. The flavour of coconut played a important role in this roast. It just coated all the turkey beautifully.Loved it to the core..

Similar Recipes,
Turkey Curry
Chicken Coconut Roast
Mutton Thoran
Mutton Chukka

Hope you will try this and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour 
Serves : 4


For Cooking Turkey:
Turkey / Vaan Kozhi - 500 grams chopped
Salt to taste
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Water - 1 cup

For Grinding:
Coconut - 1 cup grated
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tblspn
Cinnamon / Pattai - 5 cm piece

For Masala:
Coconut Oil - 3 tblspn
Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
Green Chillies - 3 slit
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1.5 tblspn
Salt to taste
Capsicum - 1 large sliced
Lemon Juice to taste
Coriander leaves a handful chopped


In a pressure cooker, take turkey, salt, chilli powder and turmeric powder. Add some water and pressure cook for 3 whistle. Then simmer the flame and cook for 15 mins. Now turn off the heat and let the pressure go all by itself. Open the cooker, drain the meat in a bowl. Use the liquid for soup or making rasam. 

Take coconut and other ingredients mentioned in a blender and make it into a coarse mix. Dont add water.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in onions, chillies and saute till light golden.

Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

Add in salt, chilli powder, coriander and garam masala powder and saute for 30 sec or so.

Add in the meat and toss well in the masala. Keep cooking till it gets nice colour.

Add in capsicum and toss well for few more mins.

Add in coconut masala and mix well. Cook this for few more mins as well.

Add in lemon juice and coriander leaves.

Serve hot.

Take your cleaned chopped turkey

Take it in a pressure cooker

Add in salt, chilli and turmeric powder

mix wel

add very little water 

cover and cook

now it is done

use a slotted spoon to remove the turkey alone

You dont need the liquid, you can use that
to make soup or rasam

Now take your other stuffs

take coconut in a blender

Add in cinnamon stick and fennel seeds

Grind it to a coarse mix, dont add water while grinding

Heat oil in a kadai, coconut oil is best

Add in onions and green chillies

saute till light golden

Add in ginger garlic paste and saute well

add in salt and chilli powder
now goes coriander powder

garam masala powder

mix well

Add in the cooked turkey

mix well with the masala and spices

keep cooking till it gets nice colour

Add in the chopped capsicum

mix well

Cook til the whole thing is golden

Add in the coconut masala

Mix well and cook for few more mins

squeeze some lemon juice

and add a good amount of coriander leaves



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