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Chicken Xacuti {Recipe3}

For the Chicken Xacuti (recipe 3)


500 gms chicken pieces

Cleaned washed well and pat dry

For the marination

50 gms coriander leaves with stem

2 green chillies

1/2 tsp cumin powder

1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste

1 onion sliced

Grind to paste adding very little water.


Marinate the chicken with this green masala and salt to taste for half hour.

Ingredients for the ground masala 2

3 dry bedgi chillies or kashmiri Chillies

1/2 inch cinnamon

1 tsp coriander seeds

1 tsp pepper corn

1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)

3 cloves

2 cardamom

1/2 cup desiccated coconut

Dry roast the spices , chillies and desiccated coconut

1 onion sliced

Stir fry onions till translucent

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

Grind all the above mentioned ingredients to a fine paste adding just enough water.

Ingredients 3

1 tomato sliced

Salt to taste

1 cup water

1tbsp cup coriander leaves finely chopped


Add 3 tbsp clarified butter/ ghee , once hot saute the sliced tomatoes lightly. Add the marinated chicken and cook on medium flame for a minute. Add the ground masala ( ingredients 2) , 1 cup water , allow to cook till almost done. Add salt to taste and finely chopped coriander leaves . Cook till done.

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