Chicken Xacuti

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READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Marinate the chicken pcs in the turmeric and salt and keep aside.
  • Make a paste of ginger, garlic, coriander, chillies and add to the chicken and marinate for half an hour.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in pan and sauté 2 sliced onions, green chillies, ginger, garlic for 3 minutes.
  • Add 1 grated coconut and sauté for another 5-7 minutes.
  • Once onions are crispy, keep aside.
  • On a dry pan separately roast cinnamon, cardamom, aniseed, black pepper corn, poppy seeds, coriander seeds, Kashmiri red chillies, star anise, mace flower, nutmeg, and turmeric.
  • Make Xacuti masala by grinding together the onion mix and spice mixture.
  • Heat 2 tsp oil in pan and add the remaining 2 sliced onions and green chillies.
  • After one minute add the marinated chicken pieces.
  • After two minutes add Xacuti masala and water.
  • Cook for 15 minutes or till chicken is tender.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with Indian chapatis, bread or rice.
  • Serve lemon wedges at the side.
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