Chicken kuzhambu with Coconut Milk

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - chicken ( cleaned, washed and cut into medium sized pieces)
  • 4 - medium sized onions (sliced, but not too thin)
  • 2 - big potatoes (cut into 1 inch cubes)?
  • 6 - slit green chillies or as required?
  • few curry leaves?
  • 3 to 4 cloves
  • 1 - stick cinnamon?
  • 1'' - ginger ( finely chopped)
  • 5 - cloves garlic ( finely chopped)
  • ?tsp - peppercorns?
  • 1.5 - small tetra-packs ready coconut milk (200g each)?
  • pinch of pepper powder
  • 4 tbsp - oil?
  • salt to taste
  • finely chopped coriander leaves (to garnish)

How to Make Chicken kuzhambu with Coconut Milk

  • Take half packet of coconut milk and dilute it with 1 cup of water to make thin coconut milk.
  • Keep aside the remaining coconut milk.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick kadai or a vessel.
  • Add green chillies, cloves, cinnamon , ginger, garlic and curry leaves.
  • Saute for about half a minute.
  • Add the sliced onions and saute on a low flame till they turn soft.
  • Do not let them turn brown.
  • Add the pepper corns.
  • Add the chicken pieces, potatoes and salt. Stir fry for a minute.
  • Pour thin coconut milk and stir for a minute.
  • Cover with a lid, having some water on it.
  • Gently stir at regular intervals.
  • Cook till the chicken is done.
  • Remove from the gas. Add the remaining coconut milk.
  • Mix well. Remove from fire. Sprinkle pepper powder.
  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and juliennes of ginger.
  • Serve hot with appams.