Chicken Varutharacha Curry


1/2 kg chicken, cut into pieces
4 onions, sliced
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
3 green chillies, slit
4 big garlic cloves, crushed
1 piece ginger, crushed
2 tbsp chilli powder
3-4 tbsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2- 1 tsp garam masala
1 cup grated coconut
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
2 shallots
curry leaves


  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker or pan, add onions and saute till transparent.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, green chillies and curry leaves and saute for few minutes.
  3. Add chopped tomatoes and saute till soft. 
  4. Make a paste of chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder with little water and add this paste to the cooker/ pan adding enough water.
  5. Add chicken pieces ,garam masala and salt, mix well and cook till done.
  6. Roast grated coconut and fennel seeds, add sliced shallots and grind to a paste.
  7. Add this to the cooked chicken , mix well and boil for few minutes. Serve hot… 
Sending to Kerala Kitchen Event hosted by Julie @ Erivum Puliyum


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