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Curry leaves chicken

Curry veppila chicken / Karuveppilai Chicken  is a simple and delicious starter. Normally in Indian cuisine, we add curry leaves as a tempering for the curry. But here we grind the curry leaves and green chilies to a smooth paste and then marinate the chicken pieces prior to cooking. The distinct flavor of curry leaves and green chilies are the highlights of this dish.



Prep Time : 4 hrs
Cook Time: 20 mins
Serves: 2


Ingredients:

500 grams chicken
3 tablespoon onion
1 onion
Coriander leaves
1 teaspoon red chili flakes

For curry leaves green chilli paste

10 sprigs curry leaves 
5 green chili
1 tablespoon water

For marination

Curry leaves green chilli paste
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon coriander powder
Salt as required


Directions

1) To make curry leaves green chili paste, grind curry leaves with green chilies and water to smooth paste. Keep this aside.

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken


2) Clean and cut chicken in to small pieces. Marinate chicken pieces with curry leaves green chili paste, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste, chili powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, garam masala, coriander powder and Salt. Keep in refrigerator for 4-5 hours or overnight.

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken


3) Heat oil in a pan. Add fennel seeds & onion. Fry until golden brown.

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken


4) Add marinated chicken pieces and mix well. Cover the pan and cook in low flame. Stir occasionally.

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken

5) Once the chicken pieces are well cooked, open the pan and roast chicken for 5-10 more minutes.

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken


6) Add chopped coriander leaves and red chili flakes. Mix well and serve hot.

Curry leaves chicken

Curry leaves chicken



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