Mangalorean Chicken Sukka
cleaned and cut into medium pieces
Salt and pepper to taste
For masala powder:
Kashmiri dry chillies
Roast the ingredients in the 'For Masala powder' section till fragrant. Allow to cool, then grind into a coarse powder. Set aside.
In a saucepan, heat oil. Add the onion and fry till slightly browned.
Add the tomato and cook till oil floats on top.
Add turmeric powder along with salt and saute for a couple of minutes.
Add the chicken and cook on medium heat for around 5-8 minutes.
Add the powdered masala, mix well.
Add very little water, cover and simmer till done.
Finally add the grated coconut, mix well and cook for a further 5 minutes.
Sprinkle in the paprika powder and add pepper, mix well. Switch off and serve garnished with coriander leaves.
Paprika is definitely not a part of the recipe, but it is P's own twist. So you can very will skip it, but it gives a nice flavor to the dish when added.