fbpx

Malabar Chicken Curry

Share this article:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on google
Share on pinterest

A flavourful chicken curry dish that you can make with just a handful of ingredients. Simple, healthy and hearty, with a delightful twist on traditional Indian cuisine.

This recipe uses the Blend-X Fresh – BLP402WH.

Ingredients

1 kg whole chicken breast, diced to bite-sizes

Juice of 1 small green lime

Salt for seasoning

For the Marinade

2 inch ginger

3 cloves garlic

1 cup fresh grated coconut

1 tbsp fennel seeds

1 tsp cumin seeds

3 tbsp coriander seeds

3 inch cinnamon stick

4 cloves

2 green cardamom pods, peeled

1 tbsp black pepper

Small bunch of coriander leaves including stalk

For the Curry

4 tbsp Ghee

2 large onions

1 large tomato, diced

1 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 cup coconut milk

Coriander leaves for garnish

Salt to taste

Method

1. Rinse and drain off excess liquid from diced chicken. Marinate with lime juice and salt; set aside.

2. Warm a large pan over medium heat. Dry roast fennel, cumin, black pepper, cloves, coriander seeds, cardamom and cinnamon for about 5 minutes. Empty into a plate and set aside.

3. Dry roast the freshly grated coconut until crispy and light brown.

4. Blend the spices and roasted coconut along with fresh ginger, garlic and coriander. Add a little water to make a fine thick paste.

5. In a large pot, heat ghee over low heat. Sauté the sliced onions until lightly brown, then add in tomato, chilli powder and turmeric powder, and continue to cook until oil starts to split. The tomato has to be throughly cooked before you proceed with the next step. Add the marinated chicken, raise the heat and sauté for about 7 – 8 minutes.

6. Add about 1 cup warm water and cook on medium heat, uncovered for another 10 minutess, or until curry thickens.

7. Add 1/2 cup coconut milk, stir enough to combine, then adjust seasoning. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve warm with cumin ghee rice.

BEST MADE WITH

Share this article:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on google
Share on pinterest

RELATED ARTICLES

RELATED ARTICLES

RECENT POSTS

Weaving More Fibre into your Diet

Do you need more fibre in your diet? If the statistics are anything to go by, then you probably do.  Nutritionists can’t seem to shut up about the importance of fibre, yet most of us don’t get enough. But what is fibre, anyway? What makes it so important, and how do you get more into your diet? Fibre is a structural component of plants and is found in vegetables, whole grains and other plant-based food. Although we don’t digest fibre, …

Are Vegan Burgers Worth the Hype?

Love Wholesome contributor Jo-ann Huang samples some popular vegan burger brands found in supermarkets. Consumers the world over are embracing a plant-based diet for a myriad of reasons, from health to animal welfare and environmentalism. But for Singapore’s savvy foodies, a life of boring salads is unlikely to appeal. Some meat-free alternatives have popped up in recent years, such as California’s Impossible Burger, which made its debut in some restaurants in Singapore in March. The Impossible Burger has won over …

The Best Oil for Cooking, and the Worst

Each variety of oil has its own flavours and properties and can add to a dish in its own special way. Sounds great, right? Perhaps not. If you lack a little confidence in the kitchen or are new to this cooking caper, the world of oil can seem like a confusing slippery slope. This simple list will help you find your feet, but first a little oil 101. Oil is a fat, like butter, but fat is good: it protects …

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on google
Share on pinterest