Chicken in coconut milk gravy

I got a big can of coconut milk some days back and almost forgot it in my refrigerator…..Luckily I decided to clean my fridge yesterday and discovered that only 3 days were left for it to pass it ‘s expiry date….I have never cooked using coconut milk before, but was always tempted by those yummy looking curries all over the net…So I dedicate my cooking ,to coconut milk for a couple of days from now….This chicken curry is the first thing I made and trust me ,it turned out awesome….We had it with naan ,but you can eat it with rice as well….Do give it a try….

All you need is

Oil- 3tbsp
Curry leaves-1 twig (optional )
Dried red chili-2
Onion-2( medium, chopped)
Tomato pureepaste-3-4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
Coriander powder-2 tsp
Turmeric powder-12 tsp
Red chili powder-1 tsp ( adjust according to your taste )
Garam masala powder-12 tsp
Cumin powder-12 tsp
Chicken breast-2-3 (cut into small pieces )
Coconut milk-112 cup
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves to garnish

Method of preparation

Heat oil in a pan
Add curry leaves and dried red chilies
Add onion and fry till golden brown
Add tomato paste and fry for a minute( add little water if the masala is too dry )
Add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell is gone
Keep adding little water if you feel that the gravy is too dry and sticking to the bottom of the pan
Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder
Fry for 3-4 minutes
Add 12 cup water to the pan and add chicken pieces
Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes
Add coconut milk and cover and cook till chicken is done
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves
Serve hot with rice or naan

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  1. says

    Lots of good food here. Yum! I haven’t been cooking much lately but I do hope to see your visits as often too. Your comments mean a lot. Have a great week, dear!

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