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Chicken Sookha.

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A delicious chicken sookha recipe for all you foodies out there. Chicken cooked with coconut and South Indian spices is a never fail recipe to a wonderful chicken preparation. Enjoy it with any of the Indian breads or rice.
  Chicken 1 Kilogram, clean & cut into medium pieces (Broiler)
  Grated coconut 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Fresh, Dry Roasted On Tawa)
  Cinnamon 1 Inch, coarsely pounded
  Cloves 3 , coarsely pounded
  Peppercorns 8 , coarsely pounded
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced (1 Garlic Pod)
  Ginger 2 1⁄2 Inch, minced
  Chopped onions 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Chopped Finely)
  Curry leaf 1 (1 Sprig)
  Tej patta 2 (Bay Leaves)
  Tomatoes 2 , finely chopped
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Chopped cilantro 2 Teaspoon (Coriander Leaves, To Garnish)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Inch
  Green cardamom 1
  Peppercorns 5
  Khus khus 1 Teaspoon (Poppy Seeds)
  Jeera 1 Teaspoon (Cumin Seeds)
  Cloves 3
  Red chili 6 (Kashmiri)
  Red chili 5 (Madras Red Chili)
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Methi seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon

In a heavy bottom vessel heat oil add the pounded garam masala with tej patta and fry for a minute.

Add onions and curry leaves and fry for some time more till the onion starts turning brown.

Add ginger and garlic and fry till it turns golden brown.

Add grated coconut and fry for 3 minutes.

Add ground dry masala powder and fry for 5 minutes till it exudes a good aroma.

Add tomatoes and fry, add salt to taste.

Add chicken pieces and fry till the chicken pieces leave water. Check for salt.

Add half cup of water or less so that it just forms a thick gravy.

Cover and cook for 15minutes, stirring occasionally.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Neer Dosa, Roti's or Rice

Serve: 4-6

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Chicked cooked with spices.

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