Chicken Kurma


1/2 kg chicken, cut into pieces
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 cup yoghurt
1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 cup grated coconut
2 tbsp coriander leaves
10 cashewnuts
1 tsp poppy seeds
2 onions, sliced
1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste


  1. Marinate chicken pieces with chilli powder, pepper powder, garam masala, yoghurt, coriander powder and salt and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Grind grated coconut with cashew nuts, coriander leaves and poppy seeds adding little water to a smooth paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add sliced onions and saute till transparent. Add ginger- garlic paste and saute well.
  4. Add marinated chicken along with its masala, cover and cook in low flame till done.
  5. Add ground coconut paste,mix well and cook for few minutes..Serve hot…

Recipe Source: Vanitha Magazine



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