Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Kozhi (Chicken) Varattiyathu

Today is a special day for "Secret of Taste",her first birthday! She is my youngest daughter . Today I wanted to make her more beautiful with this lovely naadan dish,Kozhi Varattiyathu.


1 kg chicken
1/4 kg chopped small onions(Kunjulli)
1tbsp finely chopped ginger
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
3 green chilies
2 sprigs curry leaves
1 tbsp vinegar
3 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp garam masala
salt to taste
1/2 cup thick coconut milk
2 tbsp coconut oil


Wash and cut chicken into small pieces .Heat coriander powder,turmeric powder,chili powder and garam masala till its aroma comes out and keep aside.Make a paste with the powders ,vinegar and salt and marinate chicken pieces well with that and leave it for 1 hour.
Heat oil in a pan.Add ginger and garlic and saute well for 2 mins.Add shallots ,green chilies and Curry leaves , saute till it turns brown.Add the marinated chicken into it and cook in a low fire.Once it is half done add the coconut milk and make the fire high and Keep stirring till the gravy is coated with chicken and the oil is separated.
Serve with boiled rice ,Appam or chapathi


Seena said...

I think we both have same taste (secret of taste)! :D, enthanennariyo, me too use about the same amount of ingredients! (pinne oru secret koode unde, will tell it through msn..:) )
congrats on first B'day!

RP said...

Happy Birthday!

vineetha said...

Have a great blogging year ahead..HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Mishmash ! said...

hehheeh...wishing your younger one a very happy 1st b'day :) Its been nice knowing you and your thamashas always cracked me/us up :) Hugs and have a great blogging year ahead....adhikam podi thattikkanda :)


remya said...

happy b'day!!! curry looks fab!!!! really invitating

Happy cook said...

Delicious way to celebrate

Mandira said...

Happy b'day secret of taste! Have a great blogging year ahead.

Shella said...

Happy Birthday. Am here for the the first time, i guess n really like it here. Kozhi nanayitundu.

Shella said...

No, i've been here before, I was here to see the fish molly.....i think you changed the template or maybe i've been blog-hopping too much .....

Jayashree said...

Congrats on your bloggiversary....thank u for stopping by my blog and leaving your comments.

Asha said...

Kf, you have a beautiful blog, so colorful. Chicken fry looks mouthwatering! Thanks girl!:)

Cynthia said...

Happy birthday!

Jyothsna said...

Happy bday, KF!! Athe, chumma b'day aanu ezhuthiyaal pora, eppola enne veetutil kshenikunne ? ;)

vimmi said...

Hapy birthday to ur blog. Great recipe for the the birthday. looks yummy

KF said...

Thank a lot my dear dear friends.

Bharathy said...

Belated greetings, malaghe!!! :)
I am craving soooo badly for this dry dish! ..wonderful recipe