2011/03/29

KOZHI KULAMBU / CHICKEN CURRY - GRANDMOTHER'S RECIPE

This recipe is from my granny's kitchen . Usually , my mom and my 3 aunties will make this curry on Diwali with country chicken/nattu kozhi . All learnt this from their MIL ,my granny . This curry + vadai will be the special combo on diwali for all of us .



INGREDIENTS :

Chicken - 500 gms
Onion - 1 chopped
Tomato - 1 chopped
Curry and Coriander leaves
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder / Chicken masala - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

TO GRIND :

Red Chillies - 10
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Pepper - 1 tsp
Ginger - a small piece
Coconut - 6 pieces
Garlic - 6 cloves

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Clean and wash chicken thoroughly with a pinch of turmeric powder .
2) Heat oil in a pressure cooker . Once hot , add onion and tomato and saute till tender and tomato turns skinny.
3) Add salt to it and mix it well .
4) Add chicken to it and cook it leaves some water.
5) Then , add chilli powder , turmeric powder ,grinded masala with little water and stir it well.
6) Cover with the lid and cook for 6 whistles till chicken is well cooked . Remove the lid , cook it in slow flame till the oil separates out . Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice .

17 comments :

Priya said...

Slurp,fingerlicking chicken curry,truly irresistible..

Rekha shoban said...

yummy curry!!perfect with rice!

Chitra said...

Looks nice. a real treat for NV lovers :)

S.Menaga said...

நாட்டுக்கோழிக்குழம்பின் ருசியே தனிதான்..

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Superb recipe...flavourful..

Ila said...

yummy and delicious :)

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

super yummy chicken curry !!!

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Naatukozhi kulambu sooper...

http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com
Herbs & Flowers in my Platter - Coriander/Cilantro

Nostalgia said...

Are you cooking it for 6 whistles because it is nattu kozhi? Sounds quite interesting how the masala is added soon before closing the lid on the pressure cooker. I will have to give this on a try. Nice!

divya said...

wow....looks sooooooooo tempting and mouthwatering curry....

Tina said...

yummy chicken curry....

Swathi said...

Looks delicious.

Preety said...

perfect recipe

Cham said...

We make only mutton on Diwali day with vadai. The curry looks delicious!

Nandini said...

Wow! Mouthwatering and authentic kuzhambu! Slurp.

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks delicious, perfect with Rice:)

GEETHA ACHAL said...

சரியாக சொன்னிங்க...நாட்டு கோழியில் ருசி அதிகம்...

சூப்பர்பாக இருக்கின்றது....