Chicken Xacuti / Award!

Serving for - 2 Ingredients Chicken - 500 gm 1 big onion - finely chopped 1/2 cup fresh / frozen grated coconut 2 tbsp...


Serving for - 2

Ingredients

Chicken - 500 gm
1 big onion - finely chopped
1/2 cup fresh / frozen grated coconut
2 tbsp tamarind pulp (I added 1/2 tsp tamarind paste concentrate)
3-4 cloves of garlic - minced
5 tsp oil
pinch of asafoetida
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 and half cup hot water
salt to taste
Cilantro for garnishing

Ingredients to dry roast and grind

2 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
5 red chilies (depends on how spicy you want)
1 tsp sesame seeds
1/2 tsp poppy seeds
1/2 tsp funnel seeds
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
1/2 tsp black peppercorns
3-4 cloves
1 inch cinnamon stick
2-3 green cardamom
1 star anise

Dry roast all above ingredients to make a fine masala powder.

Procedure
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add minced garlic and saute for few seconds. Add coconut and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add in this to blender. Add some chopped cilantro and little water. Make a smooth paste and keep it aside.
  • Heat 4 tsp oil in a pan. Add pinch of asafoetida and chopped onion. Saute till onion becomes slight brown in color. Add chicken pieces, turmeric powder, ground masala powder, garlic- coconut paste, tamarind pulp and salt to taste. Add hot water and mix well. Cover the pan and let it cook for 15-20 minutes. Add finely chopped cilantro and let the gravy simmer on low heat for 5 minutes. Serve hot with roti or rice.

I am extremely honored to receive the Versatile Blogger Award from my dear blogger friend Sonali Pradhan. Thanks a ton sonali for such a lovely award. I am very very happy that you thought i am worthy of it. 


Guys, If you love fish recipes, you should visit sonali's wonderful space. Here is the link - Only Fish Recipes. She has amazing collection of fish recipes.

I am passing this lovely award to-

Amarendra of Amu's Recipes
Suchi of Kitchen Karma
Divya of Divya's Recipes
Hemalata of Hema's Kitchen

Do visit their space too..Enjoy!! :)

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  1. Thank you so much Poonam. What a lovely surpirse :-)
    Bwt this chicken looks awesome...

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  2. Chicken looks simply delicious and delightful.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. Thank you Poonam so much for considering me for this award. I am honoured.

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  4. looks so delicious..very tempting click!!

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  5. Totally YUMMY

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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  6. awesome pics and the recipe...

    the first pic definitely brought water in my mouth .. ma'm are you pune based by any chance??? (lol) :P :P :P

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  7. Hi Poonam, Just stumbled upon ur blog. U got a very nice collection of recipes. Are u from Goa? Do visit mine at http://cookingwithmyspouse.wordpress.com/

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  8. Hi Poonam
    Chicken xacuti sounds so delicious and mouthwatering. Many many thanks for passing this lovey award to me.

    Hema's Kitchen

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