Chicken Mappas

Ingredients (Serves 5)

To marinate

1. Chicken – 3/4 – 1 kg, washed and cut to medium-sized pieces
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt – To taste

For the gravy
2. Coconut oil – 2 – 3 tbsp
Whole spices – ( Fennel seeds – 1/4 tsp, whole pepper corns – 1/4 tsp, cinnamon stick – 1 inch, bay leaf – 1, cloves – 5 – 6, cardamom – 2 – 3)
3. Onion – 1 large, thinly sliced and halved (Around 1.5 – 2 cups)
4. Green chilies – 3 – 5, slit
Ginger – 1 – 1.5 inch, thinly sliced(around 1.5 tbsp)
Garlic – 4 large cloves, chopped (around 1 – 1.5 tbsp)
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
5. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
6. Tomato – 1 medium, chopped
7. Thin coconut milk – 1 cup
8. Pepper powder – 1 or 2 pinches
9. Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp
10. Thick coconut milk – 1/4 – 1/2 cup
11. Salt – To taste

For seasoning
12. Coconut oil – 2 tsp
Pearl onions – 4 – 5, thinly sliced
Curry leaves – A few
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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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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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