Chicken Sukka Dry

Chicken dry curry made with spices & coconut

Chicken Sukka Dry

Chicken dry curry made with spices & coconut

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Chicken

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 06 Jul 2014

Rating: 3
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25 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • 8 medium sized pieces of chicken : 800 gm
    Ingredients for First Paste :
    Coriander seeds : 2 tsp
    Fennel seeds : ½ tsp
    Turmeric powder : ½ tsp
    Black peppercorns : 1 tsp
    Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
    Fenugreek seeds : 1 tsp
    Poppy seeds / khus khus : 1 tsp
    Roasted whole dry red chilies - spicy : 8 – 10 nos
    Roasted whole dry red kashmiri chillies (for color) : 2 – 3 nos
    Tamarind pulp : 1 tsp
    Ingredients for Second Paste :
    Coconut grated : 1 medium size
    Garlic flakes : 5 – 6 nos
    Whole jeera/cumin seeds : ½ tsp
    For the tempering :
    Curry leaves : 8 – 10 nos
    Large onion finely chopped : 1 no
    Oil : 2 tsp
    Salt : to taste

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 1

Heat oil in a pan and roast the black peppercorns, cumin, turmeric powder, fennel, coriander, fenugreek and poppy seeds till aromatic and keep aside. Allow to cool.

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Step 2 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 2

In the same pan roast the whole red chillies and allow it to cool.

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Step 3 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 3

Dry grind all the roasted ingredients. Add the tamarind paste.

Step 4

First paste is ready.

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Step 5 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 5

Coarsely grind the grated coconut, garlic and cumin seeds without adding any water at all.

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Step 6 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 6

This second paste needs to be very coarse and as dry as possible.

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Step 7 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 7

Marinate the chicken with the first paste and keep aside for 15 - 20 minutes.

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Step 8 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 8

Heat oil in a pan and add the marinated chicken.

Step 9

Cover and cook (without adding water) on low flame for about 5 - 6 minutes or till the chicken is half cooked.

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Step 10 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 10

When the chicken is half cooked add the second paste and salt to taste and mix well.

Step 11

Cover and cook on low flame for another 3 - 4 minutes or till the chicken is completely cooked.

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Step 12 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 12

Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add the finely chopped onions and fry till golden brown.

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Step 13 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 13

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Step 14 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

Step 14

Add the curry leaves and pour the tempering over the chicken.

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Step 15 Chicken Sukka Dry Recipe

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Step 16

Serve with Neer Dosa / Chappati.

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