Kerala, the land of God and home to coconut trees, is a South Indian state known for offering many rich, creamy and delicious recipes. Kerala dishes are full of flavors, including discreet idli, sambar, vada, delicious apam, parotta, and paddu, packed with spices along with creamy coconut. Unlike North Indian cuisine, Kerala cuisine has a unique splatter of seeds and a flaming touch with lots of coconut. Kerala’s food list has a variety of delicious chicken recipes, including classic Nadan Koji curry, chicken stew with apam, and the popular Chettinard chicken.
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In this article, I will introduce one such recipe called Malabar Chicken Curry. Aromatic and delicious Marabar chicken curry is a special kerala style chicken curry cooked with coconut oil and curry leaves with mustard seeds. Best eaten with parotta, rice, tandoori parater, lime quarter and, of course, onion rings. If you are a chicken curry lover like us, don’t worry, we let you cover you with this delicious recipe.
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First, heat the oil in a pan, add chopped onions and slices, and fry until slightly brown. Continue to stir while frying. When finished, add curry leaves, green chili and ginger garlic paste. Fry again.
The next step is to add coriander powder, turmeric powder, kashmir red pepper powder and black pepper powder and mix everything well. Continue stirring for 2-3 minutes. Then add chopped tomatoes, cover and cook again for 3-4 minutes or until the tomatoes are thick.
When finished, add chicken, mix and cook on high heat for 5 minutes. Then add fresh coconut paste and water (to make a coconut paste, add coconut and water in a blender and blend until a smooth and consistent paste). Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
For tempering and tacking, heat the coconut oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let it bounce for 5-6 seconds. Then add the chopped coconut (fresh) with the shallot. Fry on medium heat until the onions are slightly brown.
The final step is to pour the chicken tacker into the chicken curry, and your deliciousness is ready to taste.
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Once you eat this Malabar chicken curry, you can’t go back to just regular chicken curry. Give it a try at home and let us know what you like in the comments section below.