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Chicken Xacuti

Cuisine: Indian / Goan

Recipe Type: Main

Difficulty: Medium

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cooking Time: 25 mins

Serves: 4



Ingredients

  • 500 gms Chicken with bones

  • 6 Red Kashmiri Chillies

  • 1/2 Scraped Coconut (250 Grams)

  • 3 Cloves

  • 1 Tsp Haldi Powder

  • 14 Pepper Corns

  • 1 Tsp Jeera (Cumin)

  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds

  • 1/4 Tsp Methi (Fenugreek) Seeds

  • 4 - 5 Garlic Cloves

  • 1/2 cup Tamarind Pulp

  • 1/2 Inch Ginger

  • 2 Inch Cinnamon

  • 1 Tbsp Coriander powder

  • 1/2 Tsp Til (Sesame Seeds)

  • 1 Medium Onion

  • 1 Medium Potato

  • Dash of Nutmeg

  • Oil as desired



Step-by-step


  1. Marinate the chicken with turmeric, garam masala and salt and leave it aside for 30 mins

  2. Heat some coconut oil in the pan and add cloves, peppercorns, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, coriander powder or seeds, sesame seeds, onion, Kashmiri chillis and scraped coconut. Continue to fry it until golden brown.

  3. Let it cool down and then proceed to grind it into a fine paste with some water.

  4. Once the masala is ground, heat another vessel. Add some oil and pour the xacuti masala and continue to fry until the oil leaves the masala.

  5. Add the chicken to the masala and tamarind pulp potatoes, dash of nutmeg, salt and mix well.

  6. Add some water as per desired thickness of the gravy and cover it with a lid.

  7. Cook for 20 - 25 mins with lid covered

  8. Your Chicken Xacuti is ready and can be served with pulao, sannas or poi.




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