Saturday, October 12, 2013

nattu kozhi chops/country chicken chops

nattu  kozhi chops/country chicken  chops


nattu kozhi /country chicken - 700 g
small onion/shallots              - 350g
curry leaves                         -few
green chili                           -1
yogurt                                 -1/2 cup 
garlic cloves                        -8
ginger                                 - 1 inch
coriander powder                -1 tbsp
cumin powder                     -1/2 tbsp
chilli powder                       -11/2 tsp
pepper powder                   -1 tsp
turmeric                            -1/4 tsp
salt                                    -to taste
oil                                     -1 tbsp.


  • In  a blender grind approximately 100 g of shallots ,ginger and garlic cloves into a smooth paste.

  • Add this paste to a mixing bowl along with chicken ,coriander powder, chili powder, cumin powder, salt, turmeric, yogurt.Marinade it for at least  3 hours.

  • In a pressure cooker heat little oil and add in the marinated chicken .Fry for 2 minutes and pressure cook for 4 whistles.

  • Simultaneously in another pan heat oil and temper with curry leaves and green chili.

  • Fry the remaining shallots (chopped) until golden brown.

  • When the pressure goes off open the cooker lid and add the fried onions to it.

  • Again cover with the lid and pressure cook for 2 more whistles.(or until the chicken is well cooked)
  • At any stage do not add water. The flavor comes very well when the chicken gets cooked into is own juices.
  • Serve with idli/dosa/rice/paratha

Serves  4

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