Kerala chicken chukka

Kerala chicken chukka

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Kathrin

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"This is a Kerala version of a dry chicken curry bursting with flavors. It is prepared with fresh curry leaves, left to marinade briefly with fried onion, crushed ginger, garlic, tomatoes and spices, and pan fried for about 20min. Enjoy with rice or roti."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

10 min

Ingredients

2Servings
2
chicken thighs
onion (medium)
4 cloves
garlic
1 tbsp
ginger
½
tomato
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
½ tbsp
coriander seeds (ground)
½ tsp
black peppercorn (ground)
½ tbsp
garam masala
½ tbsp
curry powder
½ tsp
salt
½ sprig
curry leaf
2 tbsp
coconut oil

Utensils

mortar and pestle, frying pan, slotted spoon

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  • Step 1/4

    Skin the chicken and cut to pieces.
    • 2 chicken thighs

    Skin the chicken and cut to pieces.

  • Step 2/4

    Slice onions and fry in coconut oil until golden brown. Remove from oil with a slotted spoon and place the fried onion on top of the chicken. Peel and mash ginger and garlic with a pestle. Place on top of chicken.
    • onion (medium)
    • 4 cloves garlic
    • 1 tbsp ginger
    • mortar and pestle
    • frying pan
    • slotted spoon

    Slice onions and fry in coconut oil until golden brown. Remove from oil with a slotted spoon and place the fried onion on top of the chicken. Peel and mash ginger and garlic with a pestle. Place on top of chicken.

  • Step 3/4

    Dice tomato and add to chicken. Add all spices: cayenne pepper, coriander powder, black pepper, garam masala, curry powder, salt and curry leaves. Mix all ingredients with the chicken and set aside.
    • ½ tomato
    • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
    • ½ tbsp coriander seeds (ground)
    • ½ tsp black peppercorn (ground)
    • ½ tbsp garam masala
    • ½ tbsp curry powder
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ½ sprig curry leaf

    Dice tomato and add to chicken. Add all spices: cayenne pepper, coriander powder, black pepper, garam masala, curry powder, salt and curry leaves. Mix all ingredients with the chicken and set aside.

  • Step 4/4

    Heat up oil in the pan and add chicken to fry. Fry for 20-25min on medium heat until chicken is done.
    • 2 tbsp coconut oil

    Heat up oil in the pan and add chicken to fry. Fry for 20-25min on medium heat until chicken is done.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Kerala chicken chukka

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