Wednesday, June 20, 2012

CHICKEN KURMA



This is a coconut based curry and can be made with chicken, mutton, fish or vegetables. It can be paired with dosas, appams or plain boiled rice.The spice level can be adjusted to your preference.

Ingredients:
Chicken ......... 1/2 Kg.
Onion ............. 1 (sliced)
Coconut .........1/2 cup (grated)
Cashews ......... handful
Ginger-garlic paste... 1tbsp.
Green chillies ........ 3-4
Sesame seeds ....... 1tsp
Poppy seeds ......... 1tsp.
Cloves ................ 3-4
Cinnamon ......... 1 piece
Bay leaves ....... 2
Cumin seeds.... 1tsp.
Coriander seeds ....1tsp.
Cardamoms .......... 4-5
Turmeric powder ....1/2 tsp.
Salt ........ to taste
Oil

Method:
1. In a pan, heat oil. Fry bay leaves and cinnamon.
2. Add the onions and saute for 1-2 minutes.
3. Add the chicken, salt and turmeric.
4. Stir fry, add water to cook.(cook till almost done)

For masala:
5. Roast and dry grind Coriander seeds, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, cardamoms and cloves.
6. To this masala add the coconut, cashews, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste ang grind adding little water.
7. Now add this ground masala to the chicken, with enough water to make a thick gravy and simmer it till done.
8. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve with rice,appams or idiappams.
( Follow the same recipe to make mutton, fish or prawn korma.)

22 comments:

  1. Adding sesame to chicken is new to me...looks creamy and yum...

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    1. Sesame seeds have a really nice flavour specially the roasted ones. They add to the flavour

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  2. Very nice curry , quite different form the regular chicken curry

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  3. Yummy

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    1. Yes Tina.. goes well with anything actually

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  5. perfect with parotta.. liked its color..

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  6. Nice yummy recipe Shobha.Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Super tempting and fingerlicking kurma.

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