Coorg chicken curry

Jaya Aunty's recipe

Sourced from: Amrita's recipe handbook


1 kg chicken cleaned and cut into 8 to 12 pieces, 2 onions, 3/4 fresh coconut grated, 5 cloves, 1/2 inch stick of cinnamon, 8 flakes of garlic, 1 inch cleaned and chopped ginger, 2 tsp red chili powder, salt to taste, 1/4 tsp turmeric, All the above masala has to be ground to a fine paste (add water as required while grounding), For the Marinade: 2 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric, 2 tsp coriander powder, Mix the above ingredients to the chicken and keep aside for 2 hrs


1. Slice onions and saute in 3 tsp of refined oil 2. Add the coconut masala to the onions and mix it on slow flame for 2 mins 3. Add the marinated chicken to the coconut masala, add enough water to get a thick gravy 4. Cover and let it boil for 5 mins, simmer and cook for another 15 mins 5. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with rice

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