Chicken with shallots

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Total Time:
5 - 5.5 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Chicken - 1 kg
  • Red Chilli Powder - 2 tbsps (roasted well)
  • Coriander Powder - 2 tbsps (roasted well)
  • Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger - big piece, crushed
  • Green Chillies - 3 (crushed)
  • Small onions - a large quantity
  • 1 Coconut - chopped into small pieces
  • Curry leaves - a small bunch
  • Salt to taste
  • Coconut Oil as required

How to Make Chicken with shallots

  • Cut chicken into pieces and smear with well roasted coriander and chilli powders, crushed ginger and green chillies, coconut pieces, curry leaves, turmeric, salt and coconut oil.
  • Keep aside for approximately 4-5 hours.
  • Heat coconut oil and fry curry leaves and finely chopped small onions till it turns golden brown.
  • Add the chicken pieces and simmer in low fire, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes.
  • Then add half a glass of water and keep the lid closed till chicken gets cooked.
  • Finally remove the lid, stir the gravy and simmer in low flame for approximately 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally till chicken gets roasted and the colour changes to dark brown.
  • Serve hot.