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Kozhi Kulambu

- submitted by Dahlia on 10-27-2007
(Chicken Curry, Chicken Kulambu, South Indian Chicken Curry)


Ingredients
Chicken -1 lb (1/2 kg)
Onion - 1 big (cut lengthwise)
Tomato - 2 (diced or pureed)
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Chicken masala - 1 tblsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tblsp
Cumin seeds - ¼ tsp
Corriander leaves - handful (for garnishing)

To Marinate
Chilly powder - 2 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice - 2 tsp
Salt - ½ tsp 
 
To grind
Coconut grated - 3 Tblsp
Shallots (Pearl onions, Sambhar Onions) - 4
Curry leaves - 6
Dry red chillies - 3
Whole Peppercorns - 2 tsp
Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp
Whole Garam Masala - 1 cinnamon, 3 cloves, 3 cardomom
Method
1. Wash and cut chicken in small size pieces.
2. Take a deep bowl mix chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice and make a paste. Add chicken pieces to this and rub to coat the masala to all sides of chicken. Let this marinate for at least half an hour in the refrigerator.
3. Now heat oil in a kadai or deep sauce pan and fry the ingredients under 'To Grind' on medium flame for about 1 minute or until it turns brown and gives out a nice aroma.
4. After it cools grind it into a fine paste with little water.
             If you are in a hurry, You can grind these without frying.
5. Now take the same kadai, heat some oil, add cumin seeds and curry leaves and let it splutter.
6. Add onions and fry for few minutes till it browns. Next add the ginger-garlic paste and saute until the raw smell vanishes.
7. Next add the tomato paste and saute until everything becomes a paste. Add the coconut paste, required salt and chicken masala.
8. Now add the marinated chicken and fry it for 2 minutes. Next add required quantity of water. 9. Cover and cook for 15 minutes until the chicken is thoroughly cooked. Simmer for few minutes till oil floats on top.
10. Garnish with coriander leaves and split chillies.





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Comments (16)

arun gosain   (September 3, 2014)
its simple method.....every one can cook it.....
i am going to brief this recipe to my Russian friend ,,who is really interested
in Indian dishes.
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 4, 2014)
Thats great!!! Try it and enjoy...
akila drishan   (May 11, 2014)
nice recipe today I tried it..thanks...i'm from sri lanka
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (May 25, 2014)
That's nice to hear. Thank you.
Vinay   (March 12, 2014)
Great stuff! Cooked it yesterday :) Thank you.
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (March 12, 2014)
thank you. try more recipes and enjoy!!
amul   (March 2, 2014)
yummy yummy.............like it..
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (March 2, 2014)
Thank You.
philip   (September 21, 2013)
Going to tell all my mates about this recipe, love the idea of "grinding" the ingredients for extra flavour, http://www.seomonster.ie will be sharing your recipe link!! Thank you!
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 21, 2013)
thank you.
Samar Singh   (July 20, 2013)
its amazing!!!! We find no content anywhere else like this.. Its very useful for the people like me, a college student, who know nothing much about cooking and face problem when they have to cook. We find typical recipy articles everywhere but here anybody can learn about simple and quick delicious recipies...
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 22, 2013)
Thank You so much. I am so much encouraged.
dona   (December 3, 2012)
Thanks for this.... :)
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (January 10, 2013)
You are welcome.
BENJAMIN   (July 18, 2012)
data really interesting receipes.like it.
benjamin   (July 18, 2012)
yes.

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