Thursday, June 26, 2008

Dry Chicken Roast Aka Nadan Kozhi Varattiyathu...!!!

Today was one of those Crave-over-chicken days..Once we stepped out of Office bus and saw chicken shop,we knew instantly ,that this is gonna be a chick-day..:D..But I was in no mood for a detailed cooking..So we decided to buy quarter kilo chicken and make some easy-breezy roast dish.
n then I thought about this dish.I dunno ..I cant say an exact courtesy for this dish.I have seen n heard this from many it in some blogs too..I made a modified my own version.It came out so good n the whole thing was polished off in half an whole preparation time is some half an hour excluding the marination time.I marinated it as soon as I came home,then kept in freezer,went and did all the changing n stuff n came back n prepared.So the time was not at all lost..


Chicken - 250 gms
Onion -3 medium sized
Tomato -2 medium sized
Green Chilli -2 big
Ginger-Garlic Paste - 1 Tbspoon
Coconut Pieces -8-10 pieces
Chilli Powder -1.5 Tbspoon
Coriander Powder -1.5 TbSpoon
Turmeric powder - .5 Tbspoon
Garam Masala - According to Taste
Pepper Powder - 1 TbSpoon
Cinnamon,Cardamom,Cloves- As required
Curry Leaves -1 Sprig
Coriander Leaves -1 Sprig

For Marinating

Curd -2 TbSpoon
Ginger-Garlic paste - 1 Tbspoon
Chilli Powder -1 TbSpoon
Turmeric Powder - .5 Tspoon
Coriander Powder -1 Tbspoon
Pepper Powder -About 1 Tbspoon


Marinate the Chicken with all the ingredients under the marinating section and refrigerate it for half an hour.Pour oil in pressure cooker and mildly heat the whole spices(Cardamom,Cinnamon,Cloves) till a nice smell comes.Pressure cook the chicken for 1 whistle and sim for 3 minutes.Meanwhile take a kadai and fry the onions with ginger-garlic paste,green chillies and curry leaves.Add coconut pieces and fry well.Add chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,pepper powder and eastern chicken masala(optional).mix well.Add tomatoes and the pressure cooked chicken(chicken should be dry.Open cooker and cook until water fully evaporates).Stir well.Add garam masala and mix for 2-3 more minutes,until the whole thing is well roasted.Garnish with coriander leaves . StumbleUpon

5 Luv'ly people shared their views..:

harish said...

tell us about karimeen porichathu, chicken-95, prawns ulathiyathu also....even titanic is not enough to ride inside my mouth, after i read this blog....gr8 masterpiece ...keep it up...

Vipins Gopinadhan said...

Kool..Ammu :) So here you are with another awesome cooking blog after 16 days...Btw, blog/day can be improved a bit. This looks wonderful and can be a good candidate for a typical Saturday-Watch-A-Movie-N-Cook time!!

Geoffrin said...

pachcha malayalathil parayyanenkil enikku kothiyayittu vayya......

Sig said...

slurrrpppp... that is a tasty lookin chicken curry Varsha...Love it... and easy breezy too... :)

Varsha said...

@ harishetta..Thanx 4 that comment..u can also try starting a blog soon..heard that York home kitchen has got a busy brewing stove..:D

@vipinsetta..thanx dear..:)..Il come up with more soon..:)

@geff..haha..danks babes..

@Sig..thanx for peeping in..:)

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