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Thenga Malli Kozhi Curry ~ Coconut Coriander Chicken Curry

Course Chicken
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken cut into pcs, cleaned and drained
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 inch pc ginger
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 2 onions minced
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice of one lemon
  • FOR GRINDING:
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 2 green chillies
  • FOR POWDERING:
  • 2 pcs cinnamon
  • 3 cardamom
  • 6 cloves

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, heat oil. Sauté onions till just wilted.
  • Add in the pound ginger and garlic and sauté till raw smell is gone.
  • Add the ground paste and cook till oil floats in the top.
  • Add the chicken, salt and the ground powder and mix well.
  • Cook covered till almost done, stirring occasionally.
  • Finally add the chopped tomatoes and cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Just before serving, squeeze in the lemon juice.