Chicken in coconut gravy

I like preparing this curry as it requires very little sauting time. So, for those who cook 2-3 dishes at the same time, this is an ideal one!

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Cooking time : 20 minutes

Ingredients :

  1. Chicken – 1 kg
  2. onion – 3
  3. green chilly – 1 (or according to your spice level )
  4. ginger – garlic paste – 2 teaspoon
  5. jeera powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  6. garam masala powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  7. turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  8. tomato – 2
  9. chilly powder – 2 tablespoon
  10. coriander powder – 1.5 tablespoon
  11. Thin coconut milk – 3/4 cup
  12. Thick coconut milk – 3/4 cup
  13. coriander leaves


Method :
Step 1: Heat oil in a pan. Saute onion , green chilly , ginger-garlic paste, jeera powder, garam masala powder , turmeric powder one by one for 1 minute.
Step 2:Then add tomato , chilly powder, coriander powder and salt. Saute for 2 minutes.
Step 3: When raw smell disappears, add chicken and boil. Do not cover with lid.When mixed well , make thin coconut milk and add. Close the lid and cook until the chicken is done.
Step 4: Then add thick coconut milk .When it boils, garnish with coriander leaves and remove from the flame.



1. If using coconut milk powder to make coconut milk, mix 1 tablespoon of coconut milk powder in 3/4 cup water to make thin coconut milk; mix 2.5 tablespoon of coconut milk powder in 3/4 cup water to make thick coconut milk.

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