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malabar chicken

Chicken Pacha Vattichathu, a traditional Malabar recipe is a delicious, creamy Coconut flavored curry goes well with Kerala porotta and appam. This Chicken curry is cooked in Coconut milk with distinct flavor of curry leaves and green chilies. 




Prep Time : 10 min
Cook Time : 20 min

Ingredients

500 gram chicken (boneless)
5 teaspoon coconut oil
2 1/2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
10 green chilies crushed (Increase or decrease the count according to your spice level)
3/4 cup shallots
1 teaspoon black pepper powder
200 milliliter coconut milk
Curry leaves
Salt




Directions


1) Heat coconut oil (Use coconut oil for that authentic taste) in a pan. 

malabar chicken

2) Now add ginger garlic paste and crushed green chilies. Saute until the raw smell of ginger garlic and green chili goes.

malabar chicken

malabar chicken

malabar chicken

3) To this add finely chopped shallots. Saute until the shallots are in golden brown.

malabar chicken

4) Cut boneless chicken into cubes and add it to the pan with black pepper powder and salt. Mix well. Pour some water and cover the pan to cook the chicken. 

malabar chicken

malabar chicken

malabar chicken

malabar chicken

malabar chicken

5) Open the pan and give it a stir. Reduce the flame to low-medium and pour coconut milk. Mix well and reduce the gravy to your preferred consistency. Stir occasionally. 

malabar chicken

malabar chicken

6) Now turn off the flame and garnish with some curry leaves. 

malabar chicken


7) You can add more coconut oil this time if you like to add more coconut flavor to this. But this step  is totally optional. This curry tastes bests with Kerala porotta or Appam.

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