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Chicken Thoran

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Chicken thoran is a very popular chicken dish from Kerala. It is prepared by cooking boneless pieces of chicken with traditional spices and coconut. It is usually served as a side dish with rice or bread.
Ingredients
  Boneless chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely
  Pepper powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped finely
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Chicken masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Jeera powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Coconut oil 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 3 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, heat 2 tsp oil and splutter mustard seeds.
2. Add chicken, pepper powder, ginger garlic paste, cumin powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, chicken masala powder, turmeric powder and salt. Stir well. Cover the sauce pan and cook for about 10 -15 minutes until the chicken is done. Sprinkle little water if necessary.
3. Take another saucepan, heat 1 tsp oil, roast curry leaves and chopped onion. When it is half done, add coconut and keep on stirring at regular intervals until the mixture gets browned.
4. Add coconut mixture to prepared chicken and cook for some time. Keep on stirring for few minutes in order to blend the coconut and chicken.

SERVING
5. Serve the chicken thoran hot with rice or appam.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Kerala
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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