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Chicken Coconut Fry

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Chicken Coconut Fry | 2 ingredient masala recipe | with step by step pics & video. This recipe is a semi-dry fry recipe. This is a very simple recipe type which I hope will help bachelors a lot.

Main ingredient in this dish-Cumin seeds

The main ingredient in this recipe is cumin seeds/Jeerakam, a spice well known around. Cumin lends its distinctive flavor to chili, tamales, and various Indian curries.

Cumin & its medicinal value

What’s more, cumin has long been used in traditional medicine. Cumin helps in promoting digestion, weight loss & it also improves blood sugar control & cholesterol.

How to make chicken coconut fry?

We use only 2 masala powders for this recipe and a generous amount of cumin seeds. It’s a semi-dry dish type.  We use ready-made meat masala/chicken masala powder & garam masala powder as the only masala powders here.

Firstly we will be marinating chicken pieces for 5min. Followed by cooking the marinated chicken pieces separately & then temper it along with grated coconut, allowing chicken to get roasted in this tempering for a while.

Chicken Coconut Fry

Course: Chicken, Non VegCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium
Servings

5

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Total time

35

minutes

Chicken Coconut Fry | 2 ingredient masala recipe | with step by step pics & video. This recipe is a semi-dry fry recipe. This is a very simple recipe type which I hope will help bachelors a lot.

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Ingredients

  • Marinating Chicken
  • 1/2kg chicken (bone-in or boneless small pieces)

  • 1 onion medium finely or coarsely chopped

  • 1 to 2 nos green chilly finely chopped

  • 1tsp cumin seeds

  • 1/4tsp turmeric

  • 2tsp meat masala/chicken masala

  • 1/2tsp garam masala

  • 2tbsp coconut freshly grated

  • salt as required

  • water 1.5 to 2cups

  • For Tempering
  • 3tsp oil

  • 1/2tsp mustard seeds

  • 1tsp crushed ginger garlic paste

  • 1red dried chilly

  • fresh curry leaves

Directions

  • Firstly marinate the chicken pieces
  • In a mixing bowl add in 1/2kg chicken, 1-2no chopped green chilies, 1/4tsp chopped ginger, few curry leaves, 1 small onion chopped, 1/4tsp turmeric powder, 2tsp meat masala powder, 1tsp cumin seeds, salt to taste. chicken frychicken fry
  • Marinate these ingredients into chicken pieces. It’s better to use your hands to give a mix to the mixture. Rest it for 5min.
  • Cooking Chicken Pieces
  • Transfer this marinated chicken into a cooking pan along with 1.5 to 2cups of water or pour water until it covers the chicken pieces. chicken frychicken fry
  • Now close the cooking pan & cook the chicken pieces. I cooked 5min in high flame & 1o min in low flame. chicken frychicken fry
  • Meanwhile, for tempering, heat a pan and add 3tsp oil. Splutter 1/2tsp mustard seeds, 1tsp crushed ginger garlic paste, some fresh curry leaves & dried red chilies. Keep it aside.chicken fry
  • When the water in the chicken has dried, halfway through, add the tempering & 1/2tsp garam masala to the cooked chicken masala & mix well.
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  • Now add in 2tbsp coconut to this masala & keep on stirring for 1min.chicken fry
  • Once the water from the chicken has dried up you can switch off the flame & serve it along with rice/any rotis/parathas.chicken fry

Notes

  • Do not add too much water while cooking chicken, add water until it covers chicken pieces.

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