Chettinad milagu kozhi( pepper chicken)
Chettinad milagu kozhi( pepper chicken)Yesterday C had found this recipe in a magazine & he wanted me to try it out. I had atfirst planned to do some vaduvam chicken ! But when i glanced through this recipe ,i found it to be very easy to follow, no complicated procedures, nothing! So i thought why not give it a try! But as is my habit , i changed the recipe a little bit to suit my taste! So here is the recipe.
Chicken fillets- 2 cubed, onion- 1 chopped, tomato- 1 chopped, ginger-garlic paste- 3 tbsp, peppercorns- 10( ground alongwith the ginger- garlic paste), turmeric pwd - 1 tsp, garam masala pwd - 2 tsp, coriander leaves- few sprigs, chopped, curd- 4 tbsp, lime juice- 4 tbsp, oil- 3 tbsp, curry leaves- 8, cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp, saunf(fennel) - 1/2 tsp, salt to taste.
Add 1 tbsp of ginger- garlic-peppercorn paste, curd , turmeric 1/2 tsp, & lime juice to the chicken pieces & marinate for half an hour.
Heat oil in a kadai & season with curry leaves, cumin & saunf. Now add the onions & fry till golden. Then add the ground paste, tomato, coriander leaves, turmeric , garam masala pwd & salt to taste and stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the chicken alongwith its marinade & stir briskly for 2 minutes. Now add little water and cover & c ook till the chicken is done.
When the gravy has thickened a little bit & the oil begins to float on top, remove from fire & serve hot with rice, rotis or dosais.
We had it with dosais. Chettinad milagu kozhi & dosais finally proved to be a very yummy combination.