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Monday, February 14, 2011

Chicken Kolambu

Ingredients:
250g Chicken
10 small onions
2 Tomatoes
3 Garlic cloves
A small Piece of Ginger
A small piece of cinnamon
½ tsp Poppy seed
¼ tsp Fennel seed
2 cloves
3 tsp grated coconut
Few curry leaves
2 tsp Sambar powder
1-2 tsp Chilly Powder
2 tsp Oil
2 tsp finely chopped coriander leaves
Water
Salt

Preparation:
1. Grind coconut, half tomato, 4 small onion, poppy seed, fennel seed, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cloves and sambar powder together to a fine paste.
2. Chop the remaining onion and tomato.
3. Heat oil in a kadai, add onion, curry leaves and saute till the onion becomes golden brown.
4. Add tomato, chilly powder, salt and saute for 2-3 minutes.
5. Add chicken pieces and saute for a minute.
6. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.
7. Than add ground coconut paste and saute till the raw smell goes.
8. Add water and cook and medium flame till the chicken becomes soft and tender.
9. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with white rice.

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