How to make Nadan Kozhi Kari -

Chicken preparation with tempering.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Coconut powder (नारियल का पावडर )

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Nadan Kozhi Kari

Nadan Kozhi Kari Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Nadan Kozhi Kari Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 1 inch pieces on the bone 450 grams

  • Coconut powder tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Green chilli paste 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece

  • Star anise 1

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Onions chopped 4 medium

  • For tempering

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Curry leaves 6-8


Step 1

Place chicken in a bowl. Add green chilli, ginger and garlic pastes along with salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Keep the bowl in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

Step 2

For the masala paste, heat 2 tsps oil in a non-stick pan. Add fennel and coriander seeds, peppercorns and cinnamon and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Add star anise, green cardamoms, red chillies and sauté till fragrant. Add curry leaves and onions and continue to sauté till golden. Set aside.

Step 4

Once it has cooled, grind the mixture with a little water to a smooth paste. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add the ground paste and sauté till fragrant.

Step 5

Add the marinated chicken and mix well. Cook on high heat to seer the chicken for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Mix 1 tbsp coconut milk powder in 1½ cups water and add to the pan. When it comes to a boil, cover, reduce heat and cook for 2-3 minutes. Mix the remaining coconut milk powder with 1 cup water.

Step 7

Take the pan off the heat, add this coconut milk and mix well. Put the pan back on heat and once it comes to a boil, cover and cook till done. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a small pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 8

Add red chillies, curry leaves and add the tempering to the chicken and cover immediately to trap the flavours. Serve hot.

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