Written by Shameema Ebrahim
Chicken – 1 kg
(cut into medium pieces)
Onion(large) – 2
Tomato(medium) – 2
Peppercorns(Kurumulaku) – 2 tbsp
Ginger- 2″ piece
Garlic pods – 10
Red chillies(Kollamulaku) – 8
Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Cinnamon(Karugapatta) – A small piece
Cloves(Grambu) – 5
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 1/4 cup
Salt – As reqd
1)Grind together half of sliced onions, ginger, garlic, coriander powder, red chillies and peppercorns into a fine paste.
2)Marinate the chicken pieces with the above masala along with salt for 1 hr.
3) cook the marinated chicken .
4)Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
5)Add cinnamon and cloves and stir for a few secs.
6)Add the remaining onions and saute, till they become soft.
7)Add turmeric powder followed by tomatoes and saute, till it becomes pulpy.
8)Add the cooked chicken and mix well.
9)Cook, till the gravy thickens.