Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Nadan Kozhi Curry (A simple Kerala Style Chicken Curry with Fried Potatoes)


Ingredients:

1 Kilo Chicken cut into medium size pieces
2 ½ large onion finely chopped (340g, 2 ¾ cups)
8 large flakes of garlic minced (2 good Tablespoons)
1 ½ inch fat piece of ginger minced (1 heaped tablespoon)
3 small tomatoes, chopped fine (240g, 1 ¼ cups)
1 large potato diced to 1-1 ½ ”(250g, 1 ½ cups)
2 1/2 – 3 rounded Tbsp lightly roasted coriander powder
1 ½ tsp black pepper powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp Garam masala
4 green chillies, slit lengthwise
A handful of curry leaves
¾ - 1 cup thick coconut milk
Salt as needed
Oil- as needed
4 small pieces cinnamon sticks
3 cardamom pods
5 cloves
½ tsp fennel seeds

Preparation:


1. Wash chicken and drain.

2. Heat a large saucepan to medium heat and add few tablespoon of oil. When hot, add diced potatoes and cook until it turns golden on all sides. Drain on kitchen paper and reserve.

3. In the same pan, add cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom and fennel seeds and sauté for around 30 seconds until it leaves aroma. Add onion and salt and sauté till it is completely soft and starts to turn golden. Add ginger and garlic and sauté for a minute until the raw smell goes off.

4. Add tomatoes and slit chillies, cover the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes until tomatoes goes completely mushy.

5. Add coriander powder, pepper powder and turmeric powder and sauté for couple of minutes.
6. Add chicken pieces; mix well until it is evenly covered in masala. Add 1/3 cup of waterif requied, cover the pan and cook till chicken becomes tender. (You may omit adding water here, if the chicken is added to the curry without completely being drained.)

7. Add coconut milk, fried potatoes, garam masala and curry leaves and cook for 3-4 minutes until all flavours are well blended. Serve hot with rice, chappathi, coconut rice, Neypathal, poori, Pathiri etc.

22 comments:

Jennifurla said...

What wonderful pictures, wish I was there to try it - looks so so good

Kairali sisters said...

OMG..That bowl is full of goodness Shabs,Looks very inviting..

Love
Kairali sisters

Guna's kitchen said...

chicken curry with fried potatos luks so delicious and tempting gravy... happy to follow ur blog

Priya said...

Lipsmacking curry, feel like grabbing that whole bowl...very tempting..

Nitha said...

My mom also add potatoes to chicken curry.. But adding fried potatoes is new to me... Love to it this way.. shall try it out soon

Yummy Team said...

Superb recipe, love the idea of frying potatoes..Really tempting pictures, Shabs..

divya said...

looks very healthy and delicious with all those veggies and chicken...

Suhaina said...

simply superb. no words to say about this curry. mind blowing. wonder shot too. yumm. wish i could try some right now.

PranisKitchen said...

shab really delicious one.. nadan curry .. addition of fried potatoes thats so yummy good one

jais said...

looks delicious n wouthwatering

An Open Book said...

I think il jus drop by ur place and have a feast..if only u were stayin somewhere nearby:)
chicken curry looks yummmeeee ketto

Priti said...

That's looks like yummy meal..and the potato I tot as paneer so perfectly saute ...gr8 one

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Shab
How are you?
havent visited your space for long...neither I have posted any blog...I like this recipe...stuck in Hong Kong...hopefully will get back to kitchen by 10th July...have a nice weekend

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks yummy shabs, wonderful pics as usual...

Pavithra said...

Looks soooo yummy shabs.. the picture is too good too.. I think I can do the same one without chicken.. yumm!!!

Nags said...

oh my! the pics are mouthwatering :)

Shabs.. said...

Thanks all.

@Ushnishji, I am fine here. Just busy with stuffs at home and kid....Yeah, i dint find any recipe from you in my reader....hope u r having fun in hongkong.

@priti....Lol@ur thought about potato...my hubby also thought it was paneer and he gobbled up two pieces at a time just to realise that it was potato.he is not afan of pots. I couldnt stop laughing:)

Afsal_ Alif said...

And this will be a Charm with Puttu or Idiyappam.......

Sarah Naveen said...

Beautiful pic shabs!!!!
I have a similar one in drafts..your looks super yummy!!!

fathima said...

hi i was so tempted by the pic and tried this for diner last night.came out really tasty and got lots of appreciation from my hubby whose is a fan of pepper.

Shabs.. said...

Fathima, thanks for teh feedback....I am glad ur hubby liked it:)....try out my pepper chicken in cashewnut sauce...thats quite good too..

Anonymous said...

Most of the cooks will hide their recipes,but u r not at all like tat....if u share any recipe n viewers try it the outcome s awesome...thanks a loooooooot for sharing ur secret recipes with us...All d very best shab's....

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