Kori Rotti (Chicken Rotti)

Ingredients :

  • 1 chicken (about 1 kg. In weight), cleaned and cut

  • 1½ coconuts for milk

  • ½ small coconut, grated

  • 15-20 red chillies

  • 2 level tbsp. Coriander seeds

  • 1 level tsp. Jeeraseeds

  • peppercorns - 6

  • Ghee for frying

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • ¼ tsp. Turmeric powder

  • 10 flakes garlic

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 1 tbsp. Butter

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Seasoning

  • 2 tsp. Ghee

  • 1 onion chopped

  • ½ tsp. Garam masala (elaichi, dalchini, lavang)

Cooking Instructions :

  1. Grate 1½ coconuts and grind finely with 2 cups hot water. Squeeze out thick coconut milk and keep aside. Add 3 cups of hot water to the residue and take out thin milk.

  2. oast ½ grated coconut till light brown. Fry ingredients from 4 to 8 in a little ghee. Fry the ½ chopped onion till light brown in ghee. Grind all these together with turmeric powder and garlic flakes with a little of the thin coconut milk till very fine.

  3. Remove the masala, wash the stone with 2 to 3 cups of water and mix it with the masala, remaining thin coconut milk, cleaned and cut chicken. 1 chopped onion, 1 tbsp. Butter, salt to taste and boil in a cooker for 5 minutes under pressure. Remove and add thick coconut milk, lemon juice and bring to a boil, then simmer for a few minutes.

  4. Keep 2 tsp. Ghee in a flat vessel on the fire. Add chopped onion and fry till brown. Add garam masala powder (lavang, elaichi, and dalchini) and pour the curry over the seasoning, cover and remove from fire. Serve with Roti, Idli, Neer Dosa, apam or Dosa Rice.

  5. Usually served with Roti – a crisp rice flakes preparation which could be bought in any Mangalore store, in any big city of India or abroad. Roti is a traditional dish of the Bunts served at every wedding and party. It should be soaked in curry and eaten.


Viola Davis on September 21, 2011 at 9:48 PM said...

Nice blog ! Finally I came across such a info on recipe of dish I love to eat but never tried to cook by my self and rather ordering from restaurants but now i will surely try this in my kitchen.
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