Sunday, 28 December 2014

Chicken roast (special) /Kozhi olarthiyathu

A super tasty chicken dish... If I serve you this with  Appam I bet you definitely can't stop yourself from asking  for more...Yea it tastes heavenly even with rice,roti etc..
Simple and easy to prepare but the main ingredient you need  is patience.Here we roast the chicken pieces in oil and coconut milk.That is the taste secrete behind this dish.The whole cooking process doesn't need water.


To marinate :

  • Chicken : 1 kg
  • Turmeric powder : 1/2 tspn
  • Chilly powder : 2 tspn
  • Vinegar : 2 tspn
  • Salt

For masala:

  • Onion (chopped) : 2 big
  • Tomato (chopped) : 1 big
  • Ginger garlic paste : 2 tblspn
  • Coriander powder : 2 tblspn
  • Garam masala powdr : 2.5 tspn
  • Kashmiri chilly powder : 2 tblspn
  • Thick coconut milk : 1 cup

To temper :

  • Cinnamon : 1 stick
  • Clove : 4
  • Carsamom : 2
  • Star anise : 1
  •  Fennel : 1/2 tspn
  • Curry leaves
  • Oil


  • Wash and clean the chicken pieces.Marinate it with all the ingredients listed under "to marinate".Keep aside for minimum 20 minutes.
  • Heat a pan with oil and add all spices listed under "to temper".
  • Now add chopped onion and curry leaves.Saute it well
  • Now add chopped tomato and saute it till it become soft.
  • Add ginger garlic past.saute it until it leaves the raw smell.
  • Now add coriander powder,chilly powder and garam masala powder.Mix it well.
  • Add marinate chicken pieces and mix it gently with all other masala ingredients.
  • Now close the pan and cook it in low flame.
  • Remember don't add water.Chicken tends to ooze out water.
  • After 10 minute open the pan and you can see the oozed out water and oil.(check the second pics)
  • Now keep the pan open and fry the chicken pieces .(around 5 minutes )
  • Now add coconut milk and mix it well.
  • Again cook the chicken in coconut milk.Keep the stove in simmer mode.
  • Once it reaches the right consisitency,ie whole coconut milk get dried, switch off the flame.
  • Add few curryleaves too.Yummy chicken roast is ready to serve

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  1. Very tempting chicken roast.. I can imagine how good it tastes..

  2. Yummy Chicken Roast Remya. Your blog looks so neat and having yummy recipes.. Will follow ur blog and will be happy if you follow me back.

  3. Oh gosh!! I am certainly salivating looking at this spicy curry. Yum.

  4. yummy mouthwatering one...full of flavors!!

  5. Looks delicious....yummy..will try this version!!

  6. Thats an yummy and a special roast

  7. Really mouth watering......Love ur click esp the second one.... :)


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