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
14th Sep, 2013
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
13th May, 2010
4.05
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
13th May, 2010
4.05
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
9th Nov, 2009
How much dessicated coconut do I need for this recipe?
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