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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Chicken In Coconut Milk

          Chicken, a favourite with everyone can be cooked in various ways. So here is an easy and an equally delicious chicken curry cooked with coconut milk into a creamy texture. All the ingredients are easily available in a kitchen. So just marinate it overnight to save time. It can be relished both with rice, pulao or naan / chapati.

  • 500 gms. chicken cubes (on bones)
  • 2-3 onions, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste / 1/2 cup tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp. yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp. coriander-cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp. red chili powder or to taste
  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2-3 tbsp. oil
  • slit green chilies & lemon slice to garnish


          Marinate the chicken with ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt, coriander-cumin powder, tomato paste, red chili powder, yogurt and garam masala powder overnight preferably.

          Heat oil in a pan and saute the onions till light brown. Add the marinated chicken and cook on medium heat till dry.

          Add 1 cup water and cook, covered on medium flame till done and the gravy is slightly thick. Add the coconut milk and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Serve, garnished with green chilies & sliced lemon.

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