Chicken Coconut Ularthiyathu / Chicken Coconut Roast

Chicken Coconut Ularthiyathu / Chicken Coconut Roast

Link to recipe – https://www.yummyoyummy.com/2018/02/chicken-coconut-ularthiyathu-chicken-coconut-roast.html

Ingredients (Serves 7)

1. Whole chicken – 1.5 kg, cut into small pieces

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilli powder (medium or mildly spicy) – 3 – 4 tsp

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

Salt – As required

2. Grated coconut – 1.5 cup

Onion – 1 large, sliced (You can use shallots instead)

Ginger – 1 – 1.5 inch, roughly chopped

Garlic – 8 – 10 large cloves, roughly chopped

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilli powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Fennel seeds – 1 tsp

Whole black pepper corns – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp

Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp

Salt – 1/4 tsp

3. Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

4. Coconut oil – 2 + 2 tbsp

Method

1. Marinate chicken with all the ingredients numbered 1. Set aside for at least 30 minutes or overnight in the refrigerator. Take it out 30 minutes before cooking.

2. Combine grated coconut with all the other ingredients numbered 2. Transfer this to the small jar of a blender and pulse for 1 – 2 times. It should be coarse in texture. Add this to the chicken and combine well.

3. Heat 1 – 2 tbsp coconut in a heavy bottomed uruli / wide non-stick pan over medium heat. Add the marinated chicken and cook covered for about 15 minutes, stirring once or twice in between, until the chicken oozes water. Now cook this uncovered until all the moisture evaporates. Add 2 tbsp coconut oil and roast the chicken until it turns brown and is completely cooked.It will take about 30 – 45 minute. Serve hot with rice or chapathis
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