Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Varutha Kozhi Masala

  • Chicken 1 kg
  • Tomato 1 big
  • Onion 2 big
  • Ginger paste 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic paste 1/2 tsp
  • Corriander pdr 2tsp
  • Turmeric pdr 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper pdr 1/4 tsp
  • Chilly pdr 2 tsp
  • Tamarind juice 4 tsp
  • Lime juice 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Water as rqd
  • Salt
  • Oil

Clean and cut the chicken into medium pieces. Marinate it with 1/2 tsp chilly pdr, 1/4 tsp turmeric pdr, ginger-garlic paste, lime juice and pepper pdr for 1/2 hour. Heat oil in a kadai and shallow fry the chicken. Keep it aside. Add curry leaves and onion into the oil and saute well. When it turns light brown, add ginger-garlic paste and mix well. Add the powders (corriander to chilly) into it and roast well in low flame. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute well. Then add tamarind juice into the gravy and mix it well. Add the fried chicken and rqd amount of water into the gravy and cook well till it turns soft.

[Courtesy: Magic Oven vol:1 Leksmi Nair]

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  1. I made this today and it turned out great.Thanks yet again for a tasty and easy recipe.

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  3. Hi Tina....
    i tried this one &came out well..thanks for an easy recipe...