Kozhipidi-Curried Chicken And Rice Dumplings

by ShabnamHidayath
Very delicious and delightful Dish.It Is Used In The middle And northern Part of Kerala.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 55 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • For pidi -
  • Rice powder - 2 cup
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Shallots - 3 nos
  • Salt to taste -
  • For chicken gravy. -
  • Chicken(Cut into medium sized pieces) - 750 gm
  • Onion - 2 nos
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Red chi -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 55 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • For pidi -
  • Rice powder - 2 cup
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Shallots - 3 nos
  • Salt to taste -
  • For chicken gravy. -
  • Chicken(Cut into medium sized pieces) - 750 gm
  • Onion - 2 nos
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Red chi -
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Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. First grind the coconut with fennel seeds and shallots. Boil water with salt and add the ground coconut mixture. When it boils well add the rice powder little by little, mix well and switch off the flame.
  2. Knead it well to make a smooth dough.Apply little oil or water to the palms.
  3. Make small balls and press in the center to make a shape.
  4. After making all pidis steam them for 10 -15 minutes. Now the pidis are ready.
  5. Pressure cook the chicken with sliced onions, ginger / garlic paste, little turmeric powder, coriander powder. Pepper powder, chilli powder and Salt .(I added a pinch of turmeric powder, 1 tsp of coriander powder, chilli powder and 1/2 tsp of pepper powder)
  6. Grind the grated Coconut with fennel seeds , turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder and pepper powder.Add the ground paste to the chicken gravy and allow to boil in medium flame. Now the chicken gravy is ready.
  7. Mix the gravy and prepared pidis together and cook over low flame for 4-5 minutes.
  8. Heat oil in a pan and fry onion/3 sliced Shallots and curry leaves.Pour this into the kozhipidi.
  9. Kozhipidi is ready.Serve hot. Preparing kozhipidi is a long process but really worth it.
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