Kozhi Pidi

Chicken in coconut milk

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Kozhi Pidi

Chicken in coconut milk

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Chicken

By Mariyamma Varghese

Published On: 26 Aug 2002

Rating: 3
23 Votes, 4 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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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.


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


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


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.


it is not good to my expectation

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