Kani Chicken recipe
Medium sized chicken-500 gms
Shallots: 4-5 (Use pestle & mortar to grind it)
Tomatoes: 1 – Slice them as large pieces
Green Chilly: 4- Slit lengthwise
Coconut Oil: 50 ml
Salt: According to taste
Turmeric Powder: Half Tsp
Curry Leaves-2 stalk
Lemon juice-1 Tsp
Chilly paste- Soak dried red chilly (10) in water, after a 5 minutes take the chilies out and grind them
Ginger-Garlic paste-30 gms
Copra Masala- Add small pieces of Copra to the regular Garam masala ingredients. Heat it in a pan and grind it once cool.
Crush the onions, shallots and the tomatoes with your hands, to this mixuture add all the other ingredients except Copra masala and Mustard. Leave the chicken to marinate in this mixture for about half an hour.
After 30 minutes transfer the contents into a pressure cooker and cook it for about 2-3 whistles, by now the chicken should be partially cooked. Add the Copra masala to this and cook until the chicken is done.