Saturday, March 31, 2012

Coorgi koli(chicken) curry

Chicken-1kg(cut into medium size pieces)
Red chilly powder-2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Coriander seeds-2tsp
Tamarind-1 lemon sized ball
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Cinnamon-4 pieces
Poppy seeds(Khus-khus)-2tsp
Coriander leaves-1/2bunch
Green chillies-4-5
Coconut-1/2 cup(grated)
Salt to taste


  • Marinate chicken with turmeric,chilly powder and salt to taste for 30 mins.
  • Dry roast coriander seeds,cumin seeds,cinnamon,cloves,poppy seeds together till dark brown and make a fine powder and keep aside.
  • Dry roast grated coconut to dark brown and grind it along with green chillies,tamarind,ginger,garlic,and coriander leaves to fine paste.
  • Now heat a oil in sauce pan add some chopped onion and fry until it is light brown.
  • Then add chopped tomato and fry further 2mins.
  • Now add the marinated chicken and the dry powder stir it well.
  • Last add the ground coconut paste and mix it well.
  • Now add 2cups of water,cover and cook until oil floats on top.
  • Serve hot with naan roti or coorgi akki otti