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Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk


1kg chicken (cleaned & cut into small pieces)

½ coconut grated

3 onions chopped

8 long dried red chilies

3 green chilies

8 cloves garlic

5 peppercorn

1 tsp cumin seeds

3tbsp coriander seeds

½tsp turmeric powder

½ tsp fenugreek seeds

tamarind small piece

2tbsp ghee

1 sliced onion

salt to taste

1 cup thick coconut milk


  • Heat ghee in a vessel.  Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds and peppercorn. Sauté until it turns light brown.
  • Add red chillies, garlic, green chilies.
  • Add finely chopped onions and sauté till transparent.
  • Add the grated coconut and roast for 5 minutes.
  • Now remove this mixture in a plate and let it cool.
  • Grind this to a smooth paste along with tamarind and turmeric.
  • Heat 1tbsp ghee in a vessel.  Fry a sliced onion until brown.  Add chicken and fry for some time.  Add the ground paste along with its water.  Bring it to boil on medium heat.  Simmer for 20-25 minutes or till the chicken is done.  Just before putting off the fire add the thick coconut milk. Mix well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.  Serve hot with sanna or kori roti.

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