Mangalorean Chicken Curry


Energy (kcal)- 95

Protein (g) - 10

Carbohydrate (g)- 3

Fat (g) - 5

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Chicken apart from being rich in protein, It is also high in retinol, alpha and beta-carotene, and lycopene, all derived from vitamin A, and all vital for healthy eyesight. Onions are a source of the strong antioxidant vitamin C that helps to combat the formation of free radicals known to cause cancer. The fatty acids in coconut milk are a natural antiseptic and may help treat dandruff, skin infections, wounds and dry, itchy skin. Coriander seeds are a great source of potassium, iron, vitamin A, K and C, folic acid, magnesium and calcium.

  • Chicken -50g
  • Curry leaves 2-3 nos.
  • Turmeric powder a pinch
  • Tamarind pulp- 1 Teaspoon 
  • Salt as per taste
  • Coconut milk -10ml + 10ml water
  • Oil -1/2 Teaspoon

For masala:
  • Onion -20g
  • Garlic chopped- 2-3 nos
  • Dry red chillies 2-3 nos
  • Black pepper corns crushed- ¼ Teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds -1/4 tsp
  • Coriander seeds -1/4 tsp
  • Cloves- 1 no
  • Cinnamon- 1" piece
Step 1 Marinate chicken in turmeric powder and half tsp of salt for 15 minutes. Step 2 Prepare the masala. Dry roast methi seeds for 4 minutes on low flame. Next add all the ingredients called for in 'masala' except onion and garlic. Dry roast on low medium flame for 4-5 minutes, mixing them so that they don't burn and roast evenly. Remove the roasted ingredients from the pan and set them aside. Step 3 In the same pan, add little oil. Add the sliced onions and garlic and saute for 3 minutes. Turn off flame and cool. Step 4 Grind all the dry roasted ingredients along with onion mixture to a smooth paste adding little water. Set aside. Step 5 Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add the chopped onions and saute for 7-8 minutes or till lightly browned. Add the chicken and cook on high flame for 4 minutes. Reduce flame, place lid and cook for another 9-10 minutes. mixing well once in a while. Step 6 Add the ground masala paste, curry leaves and salt and mix well. Place lid and cook on a medium flame for 8-10 minutes. Step 7 Add ½ cup water and tamarind paste and cook on high flame for 2 minutes. Reduce flame, place lid and simmer till chicken is cooked. Before turning off the flame, add the coconut milk and mix well.  Step 8 Remove to a serving bowl.

Mangalorean Chicken Curry - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
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