Monday, 26 May 2008

Coco Chicken :)

Couldn't come up with a better name than this :D..Coco chicken is a type of chicken curry made with Coconut and coriander paste...creamy,yummy easy to make chicken goes the recipe,


For marinade,
Chicken - 500gm (Clean and cut into pieces)
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 large pinch
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Salt - as required

For Coco paste,
Freshly grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Coriander - 1 bunch (clean and chop finely)
Cashews - 1 tbsp
Khuskhus seeds - 1.5 tsp
Milk - 1 small cup
Onion - 1 (sliced)
Green chillies - 6-7 (chopped)
Oil - 2-3 tsp

For the curry,
Onion - 2 (sliced)
Salt - as required
Garam masala powder - as required
Oil - 1 tbsp
Coriander - for garnish


1. Marinade the chicken pieces with all the ingredients listed under marinade for 30min.
2. Meanwhile prepare the paste with all the ingredients listed under coco paste as follows.
3. Soak cashews and khuskhus seeds in warm milk for 5min
4. Heat 2-3 tsp oil in a kadai. Add the onions and green chillies.
5. Saute until the onions turn transperent. Remove from heat and let it cool.
6. Take this sauted mixture, soaked cashews and khuskhus along with the milk, grated coconut and chopped coriander intlo a blender and grind into a smooth paste. Set this paste aside.
7. Now for the final curry preparation heat 1 tbsp of oil in a thick bottomed kadai.
8. Add the sliced onions and saute till transperent.
9. Add the marinated chicken, coco paste and mix well.
10. Adjust salt and garam masala powder if required.
11. Cover and cook on medium flame for 15-20min mixing occassionally.
12. Finally garnish with chopped coriander.

Serve hot with roti or rice.


Asha said...

Apple, what a gorgeous gravy, mouthwatering girl. Thanks for posting!:))

Andhra Flavors said...

creamy chicken looks with chapathi mouthwatering.

Andhra Flavors said...

Hey Apple,
You Have a nice Award in Blog.

shruthi said...

hey Keerthi...ur recipe looks yummy....I will definately try and let u know...

I have also moved my blog to wordpress....its
let me know ur comments...