Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Urulai Kozhi Kulambu /Chicken Curry with Potatoes

What you will need
Chicken - 1 whole chicken ( small pieces)
Potatoes - 3-4 ( cut in small pieces)
Onion  - 1 large
Small onions -  10 ( grind it into a paste)
Tomatoes - 2 (chopped)
Green chillies - 2-3 (slit lengthwise)
Ginger Garlic paste - 2 tbsp ( I use coarse paste)
Chilli powder - 2tsp
Pepper powder - 1 tsp( optional)
Dania/Coriander powder - 1 1/2tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 1tsp ( You can use either powder or whole , I prefer powder)
Curry leaves -  as needed
Oil - 3 tbsp
Salt -  to taste
How you will make
Heat oil in a pan and add  onions and fry for few minutes.Now add onion paste ,ginger garlic  paste and fry until raw smell is gone.Add curry leaves, green chillies to this and saute.Now add choppe dtomatoes and cook until tomatoes are well cooked and soften.Add all spice powders at this point and saute well until raw smell is gone.Add chicken pieces and salt and saute on high flame for 3-4 minutes.Now reduce the heat to medium and add chopped potatoes.Mix everything well at this point.
Add pepper powder and just enough water and cook this covered for next 7-10 minutes.Once chicken and potatoes are well cooked, remove the cover and let the gravy boil a little until everything comes together.Serve is hot with rice or roti.
Recipe Source : Recipe  adapted from a cooking show .

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