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Shallots Chicken Curry Recipe

Spicy and village style shallots chicken curry which has shallots as its main flavouring and taste amazing.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Country Chicken / Nattu Kozhi - 1 kg
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Coconut - 1 cup grated
  • For Grinding:
  • Shallots / Sambar Onion- 500 grams
  • Ginger - 3 tblspn chopped
  • Garlic - 6 cloves peeled
  • For Roasting & Grinding:
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Dry Red Chilli - 15 to 20
  • Coriander Seeds / Malli - 3 tblspn
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
  • For Seasoning:
  • Gingelly Oil - 3 tblspn
  • Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
  • Shallots / Sambar Onion - 15 chopped finely
  • Curry leaves a big handful

Instructions
 

  • Take grinding ingredients in a blender and puree smooth. Take chicken in a pressure cooker, add ground masala, salt, turmeric and mix well. Now cover this and pressure cook for 3 whistle, simmer for 10 mins and turn off the heat. Let the steam go all by itself.
  • In the meantime, heat little oil in a pan, add chillies, coriander and cumin and roast for few mins. Now take this in a blender and puree till smooth.
  • Now Grind coconut separately and set aside.
  • Now when the chicken is done, add both the masala and mix well.
  • Simmer for 15 mins.
  • Now heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal and let them sizzle.
  • Add shallots, curry leaves and fry till golden brown.
  • Pour this in curry and mix well.
  • Serve over rice.
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