Coconut Chicken

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Total Time:
4 hours and 35 mins
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 lb - chicken, boneless
  • 1 tbsp - sour cream
  • 1 - small onion
  • Desiccated coconut or fresh coconut - 1/2 cup
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 3 - tomatoes
  • Garlic powder - 1 tsp
  • Garlic cloves - 6
  • 2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp - sesame seed
  • 5 - cloves
  • 7 - black pepper

How to Make Coconut Chicken

  • Wash and marinate the chicken in sour-cream, garlic powder, garam masala, turmeric, chilli powder and salt and set this aside for 2 to 4 hours. Chop the onion finely and fry it in oil till golden brown, keep it aside.
  • In the same oil fry the coconut, till light brown and add the fried onion and coconut in a blender along with fresh garlic, cloves, bay leaves, pepper, sesame seeds and grind to a very fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom vessel and add the ground paste to it cook for 10 mins
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook for another 3 mins, then add garam masala, turmeric and chilli . Fry the mixture well. Add chicken , salt and water. Cover tightly with lid and cook till the chicken turns tender.
  • When done garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with garlic bread ,nan or hot plain rice.