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Varutharacha Chicken Curry Recipe

Super delicious chicken curry which is not only easy to make but is so yummy. This taste amazing with some rice or roti.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
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Course: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 servings
Aarthi
Author: Aarthi

Ingredients

  • Nattu kozhi / Country chicken - 1 kg
  • Onion - 3 large sliced thinly
  • Coconut Oil - 4 tblsp
  • Fennel seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 2 tsp
  • Bay Leaf - 1
  • Cardamom / Yelakai - 4
  • Cloves / Krambu - 4
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 stick
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblsp
  • Tomatoes - 4 large chopped finely
  • Chilli powder - 1 tblsp
  • Coriander Powder - 2 tblsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tblsp
  • Potato - 2 large peeled and cubed
  • Salt to taste

FOR ROASTING:

  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Dry Red Chillies - 6
  • Coriander Seeds / Malli - 2 tblsp
  • Coconut - 1 cup

Instructions

  • Take chicken in a pressure cooker, add salt and turmeric powder and pressure cook for 5 to 6 whistle. Turn off the heat and let it sit till steam escapes.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add coriander seeds and chillies and saute till toasted.
  • Add coconut and saute till it gets golden.
  • Take it in a blender and make it into a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add whole spices and let them sizzle.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
  • Add onions and cook till golden.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Add spice powders and salt and mix well.
  • Add in cooked chicken and mix well.
  • Add ground masala, salt and mix well.
  • Cook till oil separates.
  • Serve.
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