I got this recipe from one of my blogger friend .. Her recipe link is given below
In this recipe I made slight variations..So here comes the recipe ..
Chicken-1 kg (cut into medium sized pieces)
Big Onion-3 for frying
Big onion-2 for sauting
Tomato-4 (medium pieces)
Curry leaves -plenty of
coconut pieces-10 small pieces for frying
Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
Lemon juice -of 1 medium sized lemon
Chilly Powder-2 tsp
Cinnamon-1 inch piece(cut into small parts )
Ginger-1 medium size piece
Garlic-4-5 medium size pods
Clean and wash medium size chicken pieces thoroughly and drain for few minutes ..Now take a bowl and mix chilly powder ,turmeric powder ,salt and lime juice ..marinate chicken with this masala mix for minimum 1 hour ..Keep aside..
Grind all these spices and powders together along with some water to a very fine paste ..Keep that also aside ..
Heat coconut oil and fry thinly sliced big onions(3) until they become golden in colour..Drain them and keep it in kitchen tissue ..(very careful while frying onion,don’t burn ) when they get cool crush 3/4 of the fried onion with our hands..keep 1/4 of the fried onion separately for garnish in the end..
In one tsp of coconut oil (the same oil we fried onion) saute sliced onion (2) until it become transparent. To this add tomato pieces and cook for 5 minutes and keep aside..Fry coconut pieces until they become light golden colour ..keep that also aside
In the same pan add very less oil and saute the ground paste for 5 minutes in very low flame or until the raw smell of the masala goes..
Now its time to add all the ingredients together ..To the sauted masala ,add our marinated chicken ,crushed fried onion (3/4 th portion),tomato-onion mix ,fried coconut,10 curry leaves salt and mix well..Add 1/4 cup of water and mix nicely and close the kadai and cook the chicken in low flame..Check the salt and stir occasionally until the chicken get cooked .. When the chicken is ready add hadful of curry leaves and fried onion (if u want u can add tomato cuts (1/2 of one) and close tightly.The dish is a piralan ..so there should not excess water nor the dish should be too dry ..Semi medium consistency..So the final dish is ready to serve ..U can serve with all kinds of rice ,appam …..