Kariveppila Chicken/ Chicken with Curry Leaves


1/2 kg chicken, cut into small pieces
1 cup (8 sprigs) curry leaves
1 cup grated coconut
1 tsp pepper corns
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 cup onion, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
2 green chillies, chopped
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1/2-3/4 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder


  1. Clean chicken pieces and cook it adding chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt. 
  2. Heat little oil in a pan and fry the curry leaves and keep it aside.
  3. In the same oil, fry the grated coconut, cumin seeds and pepper corns. ( Don’t make it over fried)..
  4. Grind this fried coconut with fried curry leaves to a smooth paste and keep it aside.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and saute ginger-garlic paste.
  6. Add chopped onion, green chillies and tomato and saute well.
  7. Then add water of the cooked chicken and mix well till it dries.
  8. Add the ground coconut-curry leaves paste and boil well.
  9. Add cooked chicken pieces and required salt, mix well and boil for 2 minutes.
  10. Remove from flame and serve hot…



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