Kozhi Pidi

Chicken in coconut milk

Kozhi Pidi

Chicken in coconut milk

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By Mariyamma Varghese

Published On: 26 Aug 2002

Rating: 3
19 Votes, 4 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Kozhi Pidi Kozhi Pidi By Mariyamma Varghese Kozhi Pidi Published: Chicken in coconut milk 3 stars based on 4 reviews Total time: Yield: 4 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Chicken (tender) : 1
Garlic : 1/2 tsp
Onion pieces : 1 level cup
Green chillies : 8 nos
Ginger : 1 piece
Coconut (big) : 1 no
Dalda or Ghee : 3 oz
Button onions (sliced)
(Kunjulli) : 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) : 1/4 tsp
Turmeric : 1 piece
Coriander broiled(Pachha malli):2 tsp
Rice powder : 1 cup
Butter : 1 tbsp
Cinnamon(Karugapatta) : 1 piece
Cloves(Grambu) : 6 nos
Pepper corns(Kurumulaku) : 10 nos
Aniseed(Perinjeerakam) : 1 pinch
Directions:
1. Clean the chicken and cut into pieces of desired size. 2. Grind together cumin seeds, turmeric, garlic and coriander. 3. Heat dalda in a pan and fry the sliced small onions followed by cinnamon, cloves, pepper corns, aniseeds and the ground masala. 4. Saute` onions, green chillies, ginger and finally the chicken pieces. 5. Grate coconut and make three extractions of coconut milk. The first extraction with one cup water, the second with three cups and the third with 2 cups of water. 6. Add the third extraction of coconut milk with a little salt and allow it to simmer. 7. Mix the flour with salt and one cup of boiling water along with butter and mix well. Make balls off this mixture. 8. When the chicken is cooked, add the second extraction of milk and bring to boil. 9. Put in the dumplings, cover the dish and continue to simmer. 10. When the chicken is tender, add first extraction of coconut milk. Do not boil once the first milk or the thick milk has been added. 11. :- Serve hot.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Clean the chicken and cut into pieces of desired size.

Step 2

Grind together cumin seeds, turmeric, garlic and coriander.

Step 3

Heat dalda in a pan and fry the sliced small onions followed by cinnamon, cloves, pepper corns, aniseeds and the ground masala.

Step 4

Saute` onions, green chillies, ginger and finally the chicken pieces.

Step 5

Grate coconut and make three extractions of coconut milk. The first extraction with one cup water, the second with three cups and the third with 2 cups of water.

Step 6

Add the third extraction of coconut milk with a little salt and allow it to simmer.

Step 7

Mix the flour with salt and one cup of boiling water along with butter and mix well. Make balls off this mixture.

Step 8

When the chicken is cooked, add the second extraction of milk and bring to boil.

Step 9

Put in the dumplings, cover the dish and continue to simmer.

Step 10

When the chicken is tender, add first extraction of coconut milk. Do not boil once the first milk or the thick milk has been added.

Step 11

:- Serve hot.

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twinkle

thanks a lot for sharing this recipe..it came out well...just 1 suggestion: increase the amount of rice powder.

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twinkle

Thanks a lot for sharing this recipe...it came out excellently. One suggestion: increase the amount of rice powder used.

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Nandini

Should the rice balls be soaked with the curry at the end? I did all the steps but somehow the rice balls were not soaked enough .I felt it was better to keep both separate.

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anu

it is not good to my expectation

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