South-Indian Green curry
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South-Indian Green curry

By naaz_jazz (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 4 out of 5.1 rating
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  • Serves 4
This is a unique family recipe for a simple curry that can be made by beginners.


  • 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
  • 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


  • STEP 1
    Wash the chicken and marinate it for an hour with salt and turmeric powder.
  • STEP 2
    In a food processor,make the green curry paste as follows :
  • STEP 3
    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.
  • STEP 4
    Heat oil in a pan,add bay leaves,cloves,whole black pepper,star aniseed,stir for just half a minute.
  • STEP 5
    Then add the green curry paste,saute it for about 1minute.
  • STEP 6
    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
  • STEP 7
    Add the marinated chicken,stir slightly ,cover and cook on medium heat for 30minutes with occasional stirring
  • STEP 8
    Garnish with a swirl of fresh single cream and coriander leaf.
  • STEP 9
    Serve hot with Turmeric Basmati rice and mini Naans
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