Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Chicken Kuzhambhu

Spicy Chicken Kuzhambhu

Preparation Time: 40 minutes
No of servings: 4-5
Spice Level: 4 out of 5
Ingredients:
  • Chicken: 2 lb
  • Oil : 3 tbsp
  • Bay leaves : 2
  • Cinnamon : 1″
  • Cloves : 3
  • Onion : 1/2(medium)
  • Tomato : 2
  • Cumin seeds : 11/2 tsp
  • Fennel seeds : 1 tsp
  • Green chilies : 4
  • Turmeric Powder : 1 tsp
  • Black Pepper : 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves : 5 to 6
  • Garlic : 3
  • Ginger : 1 inch
  • Salt : required for taste
  • Coconut Milk : 1/4 cup
  • Coriander Leaves : few
Method Of Preparation :
  1. Heat a tsp of oil in a pan add cumin seeds , fennel seeds, curry leaves (3), Green chili(2), Onion(Chopped), and Black pepper.
  2. Fry all the above ingredients except garlic and ginger for 4 minutes in low flame.
  3. After that remove from heat and let it cool down.
  4. Now grind the above mixture with garlic and ginger in to a fine paste.
  5. Heat remaining oil in a pressure cooker add bay leaves, cinnamon, cloves and the ground paste fry them for 3 minutes .
  6. And add the chicken mix it well with masala paste , add the remaining green chili, curry leaves and turmeric powder and required salt .Fry them all together for 4 minutes.
  7. Now add a cup of water and the chopped tomatoes in to it . Close the lid of the pressure cooker .
  8. Pressure cook it for 2 whistle.
  9. After that open the lid and add the coconut milk let it boil it for 2 minutes remove from heat and garnish with coriander leaves.

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