Chicken Peera Pattichathu

Chicken peera pattichathu

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Chicken breast – 400 gm,cut into small pieces

2. Shallots – 15 – 20, chopped

Ginger – 2 tsp, thinly sliced

Garlic – 2 tsp, sliced

Green chilies – 2 – 3, diagonally sliced

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Water – 1/2 cup

Salt – To taste

3. Grated coconut – 1 cup heaped

4. Garam masala powder / fennel powder – 1/2 tsp

5. Fresh ground pepper – 1/2 tsp

6. Coconut oil – 2 – 3 tsp

7. Curry leaves – A few


Combine the grated coconut, garam masala powder and pepper powder in a bowl.

In a manchatti, add the chicken pieces and all the other ingredients numbered 1. Mix well with your fingers. Add 1/2 cup water and mix well. Cover and cook for 15  minutes, stirring occasionally until water is 75% evaporated and chicken pieces are done. Open and crush the chicken pieces slightly using the back of a spoon. Top it with the grated coconut mixture and a few curry leaves. Cover and cook for a few minutes. Mix well and switch off. Pour coconut oil over the prepared chicken peera. Cover with a lid and set aside for 15 minutes. Mix well and serve hot with rice and other side-dishes.

Chicken Peera

Recipe courtesy – here

Chicken peera

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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