Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Chicken/Kozhi Mappas

Source: From recipe book

Chicken .- 1kg
Onion - 2nos  medium size (chopped)
Tomato - 1small
Green chillies - 2 no's
Ginger - ½ sliced
Garlic - 3 cloves (sliced)
Coconut milk - ½ cup
Coriander powder - 3 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 ½ tsp
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
Black pepper - 1tsp (crushed)
Cinnamon stick - 1 crushed
Coconut oil  - 2tbsp
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves - 2 springs
salt to taste

Soak the chilli, coriander and turmeric powders together in a little water, use just enough water to soak. Heat oil & ghee together, saute the curry leaves onions, garlic, ginger & green chillies. Add the soaked & crushed spices and fry one minute. Add the tomato & cook a few minutes. Finally put the chicken pieces with salt to taste, stir well and cook covered medium flame. Stir occasionally. If the liquid dries out too early, pour a little boiling water and mix well. Cook till tender, pour the coconut milk. simmer over low flame for five minutes.  Remove from heat.

Serve with steamed rice.

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