Monday, September 9, 2013

Kozhi Vellai Khorma



Chicken – 1/2 kg

Onion – 1 nos chopped

Garlic cloves – 3 sliced

Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp

Lemon – 1 nos

Coriander leaves  – 2 spring

Salt to taste


For Grinding


Coconut – 100 gms

Green chillies – 3 nos

Fennel seeds - 2tsp

Poppy Seeds - 1tsp

Cashew nuts – 25 gms


For Tempering


Oil – 2 tsp

Cinnamon  – 3 small pieces

Cardamom – 1

Cloves- 3nos

Star anise  – 1

Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp



Wash the chicken .Heat a kadai with 1 tsp oil and add the chicken and fry till colour changes .


 Add 1 cup water and little salt and cook till the meat turns tender.And Keep it aside.

Heat a tsp of oil in a kadai and fry the greenchilles .In a mixer add all the ingredients under grinding with the fried chilli and ground to a fine paste using enough water.

Heat oil in a kadai and add the ingredients under tempering and fry for a min.

Add the onions and garlic and cook till the onion loses its colour.


Now add the cooked chicken and grounded masala with enough water  and mix well.


Add required salt(remember we have added salt while cooking the chicken)  and coriander powder mix well.Allow it to boil for 10 mins and simmer it for 2 more mins and switch off