Monday, June 15, 2009


Ingredients :
Chicken :1kg 
Shallots : 15, chopped
 Ginger + Garlic +Green 
chilli paste : 2tbsp
Ginger :1tsp, chopped 
Garlic : 1tsp, chopped
 Green chilli : 1tsp, chopped
 Curry leaves : 2 sprigs
 Vinegar : 1 tbsp 
Coriander powder : 3 tsp
 Chili powder : 1 1/2 tsp 
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
 Garam masala : 1 tbsp 
Thick coconut milk : 1/2 cup
 Coconut oil : 2 tbsp
 Method : 
 1.In a sauce pan, roast coriander powder,turmeric powder,chili powder and garam masala till you get nice aroma. 
 2. Grind the these powders along with vinegar, ginger chilli garlic paste, curry leaves and salt to a fine paste
3.Marinate the chicken pieces well with the above paste and set aside for an hour 
4.Heat oil in the same pan and saute ginger and garlic .  
 5.Add shallots ,green chilies and Curry leaves and saute till it turns brown.
 6.Combine marinated chicken into it and cook in a low flame. 7.Once it is half cooked add the coconut milk
 8.Increase the flame and stir till the gravy is coated with chicken and the oil is separated.
 9. Serve hot with Pathiri / appam / idiyappam / rice.


  1. Wow kozhi varattiyathu is one of my favourites Lena! Looks so delicious and tempting!You may send this to Vicky's The Potluck-Chicken event if you wish. This is the link:

  2. Looks so delicious Lena ... and also looks in diff color in each snaps ...looks great :)

  3. The dish looks so tempting and colorful, absolutely delicious Lena :)

  4. Yummy chicken... love to have it with steaming hot rice.. why is the vinegar added?

  5. Looks delicious Lena....Love this...

  6. Wow looks delicious and tempting!

  7. Adipoli chicken dear..appathinte koode thinnan kothiyavunnu..looks so yum and spicy..

  8. Adipoli..don't torture by putting up fresh curry leaf as garnish ok?? here I just manage to put some in oil for taste and save the rest...U make some real good naadan fare..

  9. Oh wow looks spicy and yummy.......

  10. Looking at the pics I am licking my lips oh gosh they are very tempting!!! Such an easy way to make btw you missed step 3 dear!!!

  11. Looks yummy! Lovely chicken dish!

  12. first time here...this looks so spicy and yum!!

  13. Looking yummy lena.. color is really mouthwatering. Since i am vegetarian i can only admire it.

  14. this looks so yummyyyyyy Lena!!!!

  15. oofffffffffff.....i can't speak now because my mouth can drive a titanic .........looks delicious...i like chicken fry and curry....i also like to experiment in cooking...this is going to be verymuch benifical for the way i like different kind of soups....if u can pls tell me about...

  16. looks yummy and I must say you have a very good collection of recipes.

  17. Looks Yummy! Must try this one soon ! Yummy

  18. this is drooling here...superb snap..