South-Indian Green curry
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South-Indian Green curry

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Serves 4

This is a unique family recipe for a simple curry that can be made by beginners.

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Ingredients

  • Garlic -50gms
  • Ginger-25gms
  • Fresh coriander leaves-50gms
  • Fresh mint leaves-50gms
  • Fresh long green chillies -3 to 4
  • White onions 2
  • Fresh chicken drumsticks and bony thighs-1kg
  • SPICES
  • Bay leaves -3 to 4
  • Cloves- 3 to 4
  • Whole black pepper - 5 to 6
  • Star Aniseed -2 to 3
  • Turmeric powder - Half a teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil - 1tablespoon
  • Salt to taste

Method

    1. Wash the chicken and marinate it for an hour with salt and turmeric powder.
    2. In a food processor,make the green curry paste as follows : Grind together the garlic,ginger,green chillies,corriander and mint leaves ,green chillies and onion halves with a dash of water till you get a smooth paste.
    3. Heat oil in a pan,add bay leaves,cloves,whole black pepper,star aniseed,stir for just half a minute. Then add the green curry paste,saute it for about 1minute.
    4. Mix one pint of warm water with the dessicated coconut powder in a separate bowl,stir till no lumps remain,and pour this into the pan.(Leave a tablespoon cocnut cream aside for garnishing)Stir till you get a smooth,even,green consistency for a minute
    5. Add the marinated chicken,stir slightly ,cover and cook on medium heat for 30minutes with occasional stirring
    6. Garnish with a swirl of fresh single cream and coriander leaf. Serve hot with Turmeric Basmati rice and mini Naans

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vblasdale's picture

You mention desiccated coconut in the instructions but not in the ingredients list - how much do we need? Also - there is no mention of coconut cream or cream...

anotherbeckyboo's picture
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this is sooo yummy.

the ingredients list is missing coconut milk or cream or powder mixed with water.. i added just less than half a tin of coconut milk, but u can add to your taste.

anotherbeckyboo's picture
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this is sooo yummy.

the ingredients list is missing coconut milk or cream or powder mixed with water.. i added just less than half a tin of coconut milk, but u can add to your taste.

bexhep's picture

How much dessicated coconut do I need for this recipe?

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