Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Kerala Chicken Curry

              This week our star KFBian is “Pritha Chakraborty” from her blog “Guilt Free” and this the 5th week of our event ‘know your blogger -2’.One of the young and very active KFBians and must say a passionate Food Blogger. She always do things before time .She deserves a hats off as she has over 100 attractive recipe posts from different cuisine and these all within a year. A journalist by profession she also known for her marathon recipe postings, specially at the time of Durga Puja she really posts a long list of Bengali recipes each of them are very attractive. I have tried her Kerala Chicken Curry and I must say that the taste came out perfect. You can follow her recipe post for “Kerala Chicken Curry” here.


Recipe Serving         :     3
Recipe Cook Time   :     40 Minutes + Marinating time

Ingredients:
·       Chicken piece with bone -500 grams
·       Big onion slice - 1 no.
·       Ginger-garlic paste - 2 tbsp.
·       Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp.
·       Red chili powder - 1 tsp.
·       Tamarind pulp (thick) - 1 tbsp.
·       Star anise powder - 1/4 tsp.
·       Garam Masala powder -1/4 tsp.
·       Fresh curry leaves - 7-8 pieces
·       Whole green chili -3 no.
·       Salt - to taste
·       Sugar - 1 tsp.
·       Coconut milk-1/2 cup.
·       White oil-3 tbsp.
·       Few Curry leaves.

Method:
·       Make ginger-garlic paste first and wash chicken pieces well.
·       Now marinade chicken pieces with half the ginger-garlic paste and bit salt for 3-4 hours and keep in the refrigerator.

·       Take a non-stick Kadai and heat oil and add onions, remaining ginger and garlic and stir well on medium heat till it become brownish.



·       Mix the turmeric, red chili and coriander powder with a little bit of water mix for ½ minute. Cook till oil gets separated.

·       Now add marinated chicken pieces and mix well now stir for few minutes say 5 minutes.




·       I have used ready made thick Tamarind pulp which is easily available in market and mix with ½ cup of water. Add this along with star anise powder and salt .Cook for another 10 minute with covering lid.


·       Finally add coconut milk in some water and pour this over almost cook chicken with curry leaves and cook again for 10 – 15 minutes.

·       Take off from heat and sprinkle Garam masala all over.

·    Its ready so serve this freshly prepared Kerala Chicken with steamed rice or Roti/Paratha.


This post is explicitly for the ongoing event "Know Your Blogger -2" for Kolkata Food Bloggers

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