mearl223 On October - 14 - 2009

Goan Green Chicken Curry

An authentic Goan chicken curry of mint, coconut & coriander!

 

 

 

PrepTime 10mins – CookTime 15mins – Serves 4

 

 

 

Ingredients:

1 full chicken cut to medium pieces (1000-1100gms in all)
1/2 tsp garlic ginger paste
2 sprigs curry leaves
salt to taste
6 tbsp desiccated coconut
2 green chillies
1 cup mint leaves
2-3 cups coriander leaves
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp pepper corns
1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
2 large onions chopped finely
1/2 cup chopped coriander to garnish
1 tsp sugar
cooking oil
1 1-2″ cinnamon stick
2 dried red chilies
4-5 cardamoms


Cooking Instructions:

1. In a mixer, grind the coconut, coriander, mint, some salt, sugar, turmeric, pepper corns, cumin, half the onions & green chilies into a paste, adding water a little at a time till you get a smooth paste.

2. Fry the remaining onions in hot oil.

3. Add garlic-ginger paste, salt, cardamom, cinnamon, whole red chilies and fry well.

4. Add the ground masala/spices 2 tbsp at a time, frying well.

5. Add washed chicken pieces & fry well for 2-3 minutes.

6. Throw in the curry leaves, add 2 cups water, cover & cook till the chicken is done (1 whistle on high flame & simmer for 5 mins in pressure cooker).

7. Garnish with chopped coriander & serve with steamed rice.

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