Chicken Xacuti

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated : 4.5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Chicken Xacuti

  • Add salt and turmeric powder to curry-cut chicken.
  • Add paste 1, of ginger, garlic, coriander, chillies and marinate for half an hour.
  • To make paste 2, heat oil in pan and saute sliced onions, green chillies, ginger, garlic for 3 minutes.
  • Add grated coconut and saute for another 5-7 minutes.
  • Once onions are crisp, keep aside.
  • To make paste 3, in a dry pan roast cinnamon, cardamom, aniseed, black peppercorns, poppy seeds, coriander seeds, red chillies, star anise, maize flower, nutmeg and turmeric.
  • Make Xacuti masala by grinding together paste 2 and 3.
  • For the final preparation, heat oil in pan and add onions and green chillies.
  • After one minute, add the marinated chicken pieces.
  • After two minutes, add Xacuti masala and water.
  • Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with bread or rice.