Chicken Xacuti with Coconut

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - chicken
  • 1 tbsp - ginger & garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - tamarind paste
  • 1 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp - couscous
  • 2 small onions
  • 1 cup - fresh coconut
  • whole dhania
  • whole jeera
  • 6 pieces cloves
  • 8 to 9 kalimirch
  • 1 big stick cinnamon
  • 4 green cardamom
  • 4 to 5 red chillies
  • 1 tsp - aniseed (saunf)
  • haldi powder to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make Chicken Xacuti with Coconut

  • Cut chicken into pieces, wash and keep aside.
  • Add oil in a pan and fry the cloves, kalamirch, cinnamon, cardamom for a while and keep aside.
  • In the same oil, add coconut, onion, zeera, dhania, red chillies, garlic and saunf till the coconut turns light golden brown.
  • Remove and put in the mixie along with the fenugreek seeds, couscous, ginger, tamarind, turmeric powder and grind to a paste.
  • Heat oil and fry the ground masala for a few mins.
  • Then add chicken with little water and salt.
  • Cover and let it cook for 20 mins.

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