Oct 10, 2015

Chicken Curry Recipe - Nattu Kozhi Kuzhambu RecipeI


I love chicken curry..They taste yummy with rice or roti..I have many recipes 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...

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Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 35 to 45 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Nattu Kozhi / Chicken - 1 kg cut into pieces
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tblspn
Water as needed

For Roasting & Grinding:
Coconut - 1 cup grated
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tblspn
Cinnamon / Pattai - 4 cm piece
Coriander Seeds / Malli - 2 tblspn
Dry Red Chillies - 10
Whole Black Pepper - 2 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp

For Masala:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Onion - 2 large sliced
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblspn
Tomatoes - 4 large chopped

Method:

Take chicken in a bowl, add salt and turmeric powder. Mix well. Set aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add all spices in and saute for couple of mins. Take it in a blender.

Now take coconut in the pan and saute till golden. Take it in the same blender and puree till smooth. Remove to a bowl.

Now in the same pan, add a tblspn of oil, add in onions and saute till golden, Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min. Add in tomatoes and saute till mushy.Take it in a blender and puree. Set aside.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in chicken and sear it well. 

Now take chicken in a pressure cooker, add the spice masala and onion tomato masala, water and salt. Mix well. Pressure cook for 2 whistle for normal chicken and 6 whistle for nattu kozhi, simmer the pan for 15 mins and turn off the heat. Let the steam go all by itself. Open the cooker and add coriander leaves.

Serve

Pictorial:
I used nattu kozhi, you can use normal chicken too


Add salt to taste 


Sprinkle some turmeric over


mix well and set aside


Take all ingredients for roasting and grinding


Heat little oil in a pan and add the spices


Saute them for 5 to 7 mins till it is well roasted


Take it in a blender


Now take coconut in the pan


roast them


roast till golden


take that in the same pan


grind it to a smooth puree


Remove to a bowl
Now take the second part of the grinding ingredients


Heat little oil in apan


add in onions


saute till golden


add in ginger garlic paste...You can add chopped ginger and garlic


saute for one more min


add in tomatoes


mix well


Cook for few more mins till tomatoes are mushy


take it in a blender


puree till smooth
Now lets sear the meat


add chicken in a pan...since i used bigger pieces, it was a little hard..You can use small pieces as well


sear it well


Now take it in a pressure cooker


add the coconut masala


add the onion tomato masala


mix well


season with salt


i washed the blender with some water and added it in


I added little water as well..Now cover and pressure cook


Cook till done


Serve

3 comments:

  1. I have been following your blog for past three years.Excellant presentation!!!I have utmost admiration for anyone who enjoys cooking and presenting food the way you do.I have never had time to drop in a few words of appreciation for the work you are doing.Keep going in full blast!!!

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  2. This sounds lovely. Going to give this a go. thanks for sharing this recipe.


    Simon

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  3. Thank you so much for the step by step snaps. It helps so much. N did I tell that your dishes always turn out awesome. Thank you.

    ~Shan

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