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Chicken curry with coconut

Chicken is one ingredient which can be made in many ways, still tastes good. I personally love this chicken curry using coconut. Hope you also will love it.

This goes well with rice,idli, dosa, chapathi, paratha or Pulao.



Chicken – 1 lb cut into small pieces

Shallots – 6 to 8 thinly sliced

Mustard seeds – few

Green chilli – 2 slit in half

Curry leaves – few

Salt – as required

Garam masala – 1 tsp

To marinate

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Pepper powder – 1 tsp

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp

Salt – as required

To sauté and grind

Onion – 1 cup chopped

Tomato – 2 small sized chopped

Coconut – 1/2 cup grated

Fennel seeds – 1 1/2 tsp

Ginger – a small piece

Garlic – 4 or 5 pods

Curry leaves – few

Cashews – 5 or 6


  • Marinate chicken with the ingredients under ‘ to marinate’ and keep aside for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Sauté all ingredients one by one under’to sauté and grind’. After cooling down, grind to smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan, crackle mustard seeds. Add shallots, green chilli and curry leaves.
  • Add Chicken, mix well and cook covered. Usually chicken oozes it’s water, add water only needed.
  • When chicken is half done add ground coconut paste along required water,garam masala and salt.
  • Let the chicken cook well. When the chicken gets cooked, let the gravy boil till the consistency needed.
  • Serve along with rice, idli, dosa, chapathi,paratha or idiyapam.








  1. mouthwatering! Love chicken curry

  2. Looks So good! What Yummyness!

  3. Yummy..love the pictures.. looks superb.

  4. And I’m a poor guy who stacked in Maharashtra,eating kala masala chicken curry.thenga itta curry kazichittu nalukalayi ??????
    Good preparation .

    1. ? I can understand that feeling?.. even here the coconut doesn’t taste like the one we get in our native… early days was difficult for me..but ippo angana adjust cheyuthu pogunu aniya?… Thank you that you liked it?

  5. All of your recipes look so good and now I’m insanely hungry ? can’t wait to read more!

    1. ? Thank you… welcome to my blog?

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