Chicken Xacuti

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For marinating:
  • 1 kg - chicken
  • 1.5 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • Paste 1 - for marinating:
  • 2 inches - ginger
  • 10 - garlic cloves
  • 1 - bunch coriander
  • 5 green chillies
  • Paste 2 - Xacuti masala:
  • 1 tsp - groundnut oil
  • 2 - sliced onions
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1 inch - ginger
  • 5 - garlic cloves
  • 1 - large coconut, grated
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • Paste 3 - Xacuti masala:
  • 2 inches - cinnamon
  • 3 - peeled cardamoms
  • 1 tsp - aniseed
  • 1 tsp - black pepper corn
  • 1 tbsp - poppy seeds
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 8 to 10 - red chillies
  • 1 - star anise
  • 1 - maize flower
  • 1 - nutmeg
  • 1.5 inch - turmeric
  • For tempering:
  • 2 tsp - groundnut oil
  • 2 - sliced onions
  • 2 - slit green chillies
  • 1 cup - water

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.

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