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Chicken Vellai Kuruma, Chicken White Kurma Recipe


  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Recipe for Chicken Vellai Kurma, Tamilnadu Style Chicken White Kurma. Made with spices and coconut.


Ingredients

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For the masala paste

  • 1/4 cup fresh shredded coconut
  • 10 cashews
  • 2 tablespoon white poppy seeds (khus khus)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds (sombu)
  • 2 inch piece ginger ( yes, thats a lot of ginger )
  • 7 green chillies

Other Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon peanut oil
  • 3 cardamom
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 500 grams chicken thigh with bone
  • Green chillies for garnish

Instructions

  1. Soak the cashews and poppy seeds in water for 10 minutes.
  2. Grind all the ingredients listed under masala to a smooth paste. Use about a cup of water to grind the masala.
  3. Heat oil in a pressure pan. Add in the cardamom and cloves. Add in the chopped onions and fry for a couple of minutes.
  4. Add in the ground masala paste, a cup of water and salt. Add in the chicken pieces.
  5. Cover the pressure pan and cook for 15 minutes on a low flame.
  6. Remove from heat and wait for the pressure to be released from the cooker.
  7. Serve hot with chapati, appam or idiyappam.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu