Ammachi Chicken Roast/Naadan kozhi Roast

This is prepared by marinating chicken in spices and coconut milk and then fried in coconut oil.Adding coconut milk makes a mouthwatering chicken roast. This is a must try and can be served during special occasions.

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  1. Chicken (boneless,cut into cubes) – 250 gms
  2. Turmeric powder-2 tsp
  3. Kashmiri Red chilly powder- 1tbsp
  4. Coriander powder-2 tsp
  5. Coconut milk(thick) – 1/4 cup
  6. Cloves – 3
  7. Cinnamon stick – a small piece
  8. Cardamom –1
  9. Garlic(chopped) – 1 tsp
  10. Ginger(chopped) – 1/2 tsp
  11. Green Chilly(slit lengthwise) – 3
  12. Onion(chopped) – 1
  13. Tomato (chopped) –1
  14. Chicken stock – 1/4 cup
  15. Coconut bits(thengakothu) – 1/2 tsp
  16. Fennel seeds powder- 1/4 tsp
  17. Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  18. Salt
  19. Coconut oil – for frying

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  1. For marinating chicken,,In a bowl mix  1tsp turmeric pwoder,2 tsp red chilly powder,1 tsp coriander powder, 3 tbsp coconut milk,salt and add chicken pieces to it and mix well using hand.Keep in fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a pan.Fry chicken pieces .Also fry curry leaves in the oil.
  3. Take another pan and heat 2 tbsp oil(use the same oil we used for frying chicken)add clove,cinnamon,cardamom and once nice aroma comes,add coconut bits to it.
  4. Add Garlic,ginger,green chilly chopped onions and saute well.
  5. Once onion turns brown,add chopped tomato and once it is sautéed well,add chilly powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder mixed with little water to it and stir well.This is to avoid burning of spice powders.
  6. Add chicken stock to it.let it boil.
  7. Add fried chicken pieces to the masala.Mix well to get coated with the masala.
  8. Add remaining coconut milk to it.Mix well.
  9. Finally add fennel seeds powder to it.cook on low flame till dry.
  10. Garnish with fried curry leaves.serve with rice as side dish.

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