• Kerala Chicken Curry


    Red chilly powder
    Coriander (aka Cilantro) powder
    Turmeric (aka Haldi) powder
    Garam Masala
    Coconut milk
    Chicken carved into 2 inch portions (cleaned and fully drained)
    Onion – (One) chopped
    Tomato – One
    Ginger – One small piece finely chopped
    Garlic – 4-5 crushed
    Oil – 4 table spoons



    1.Heat oil in a deep pan and add chopped onions, sauté for 3-4 minutes, then add the      ginger and garlic, again sauté for further 2 minutes.
    2.Add spices: Chilli powder- 1 tsp, coriander powder-2tsp, turmeric- half tsp, garam masala-1/2 tsp add 3tbs of water and fry all together for 2 minutes.
    3.Add chopped tomato and stir well until it blends together.
    4.Place chicken pieces in the hot spice mix you’ve just made; stir together allow the mix to cover the portions well; cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.
    Optional: you could add a few potato cubes to the curry mix at this point..
    5.When chicken pieces are done, add a cup of coconut milk and allow to boil together for 1 minute;
    6.Remove from the stove, and just prior serving, garnish with chopped coriander leaves.