Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Chicken Stew

Chicken - 500gm (Half chicken cut into medium pieces)
Onion - 1 big (Sliced lengthwise)
Potato - 1 big (Chopped into square shape)
Coconut milk - 1/2 cup thick milk (100 ml)
Coconut milk - 1 cup thin milk (200 ml)
Green chillies - 2 nos. split into half
Ginger - 1" piece (Chopped into fine pieces & crushed)
Garlic - 3 big cloves (Chopped into fine pieces)
Pepper - 1 table spoon (Whole black pepper crushed into coarse powders)
Pepper powder - 1 1/2 t spoon
Cardamom - 3 no.s
Clove - 4 to 5 no.s
Cinnamon stick - 1" stick
Salt - to taste
Cooking oil - 1 1/2 table spoon
Curry leaves - 1 strip
Coriander leaves - 2 sprigs chopped

  1. Marinate chicken pieces with salt & pepper and keep it aside for 15 minutes. 
  2. Heat a deep sauce-pan and add cooking oil.
  3. Add cardamom, cinnamon, clove and saute until its fragrant.
  4. Add sliced onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies and saute well until the raw smell goes off.
  5. Add marinated chicken pieces and fry it well till the chicken pieces become firm.
  6. Add chopped potatoes ,salt to taste and thin coconut milk, mix it well & cook over medium flame with lids closed.
  7. Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked.
  8. Lower the flame and add thick coconut milk.
  9. Keep it for 2 mins. Add curry leaves.
  10. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  11. It's now ready to serve with bread, vellappam or pallappam.


  1. Wow!!! Nice click..Looks simply superb..I have one in my drafts from christmas dinner..But its a bit different...

  2. Wow thats a start...now atleast i can look forward for some real gud reciepes!!!!

  3. thanks sarah.i checked it out. Is it the chicken stew itself.

  4. thanks brijesh. yea sure..thanks for following..