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Kozhi Varattiyathu !! (Kerala Chicken Roast)


1 medium size chicken (1-1.2 kg),cleaned and cut into 8-9 pieces
2 large onions,sliced
2 inch piece ginger, crushed
2 tsp garlic paste
3 medium tomatoes,chopped
small bunch of coriander leaves
1/4 cup curd
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 heaped tsp chilly powder
3 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
3 tbsp oil (preferably coconut oil)
1/4 cup water


Heat oil in heavy bottomed skillet and fry onion till transparent.Add ginger & garlic paste to this and sauté till the raw smell disappears.Now add turmeric,chilly and coriander powders.Mix well and put chicken pieces.Add salt and fry till the oil clears from sides.Add tomatoes,curd and coriander leaves and fry for 3 more minutes.Add 1/4 cup water and bring to a boil.Close with a lid and simmer till the gravy dries up.Sprinkle the garam masala powder and mix well.Serve with rice/chapathi/roti/puttu.


9 comments on “Kozhi Varattiyathu !! (Kerala Chicken Roast)

  1. Nandini
    May 22, 2011

    Wow! It looks so scrumptious and lovely! Nice with rice…


  2. Suja
    May 22, 2011

    Wow tempting me a lot..adding curd sounds delicious…will give this one a try


  3. Muraligeetham
    May 22, 2011

    kozhi varattiyathu sounds so delicious.. drooling here …


  4. Priya
    May 22, 2011

    Slurp,mouthwatering here..chicken roast makes me hungry..


  5. Suparna
    May 23, 2011

    masala well blend with the chicken pieces!! looks inviting!!


  6. Rachel
    May 23, 2011

    Thanks for being at my place which led me here.. a nice collection of malayalee recipes you have here.


  7. An Open Book
    May 23, 2011

    one of my favs..served with some rice and dal..i don need nythin more


  8. Swathi
    May 23, 2011

    Kozhi varattiyathu adipoli, tempting for a veggie like me.


  9. JishasKitchen
    May 24, 2011

    OMG..this is my fav…you made it perfectly..:)


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This entry was posted on May 22, 2011 by in chicken, kerala food.


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