Chicken Shakuti Recipe

Chicken Shakuti is an Indian chicken curry made with dry-roasted aromatic spices, and grated dry-roasted coconut. Simple to make yet flavorful. Serve with Naan or Rice.Check it out Chicken Shakuti recipe here.

[one_third] Prep Time: 5 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 30 minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 5[/one_third_last]


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  • 2-1/2 pounds chicken, cut into 12 pieces

Whole Spices:

  • 10 black peppers
  • 6 cloves
  • 1-inch piece of cinnamon stick
  • 2 tbsp coconut
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1-1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1-1/2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds

For Curry:

  • 20 button red chilies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp french fried onion, crushed
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom powder
  • water as required

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 5 servings

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Step 1

Place all whole spices on a hot griddle.m Toast 1 minute then finely grind the toasted spices. Separately grind soaked whole red chilies.

Step 2

Heat oil in a deep skillet over medium heat. Add ginger garlic paste and cook for 1 minute. Then add turmeric powder, red chili and salt. Stir and cook 1 minute longer.

Step 3

Then add ground spice and fry well by adding a little water. Put chicken into the skillet. Cook and stir for 15 minute or until the oil separates. Now add 1 cup water.

Step 4

Cover with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes or until chicken is tender. Sprinkle with cardamom and fried onion. Drizzle lemon juice over it. Cover and simmer 5 minutes or until well done. Take it out in a serving dish. Chicken Shakuti is ready to serve.

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  • You can serve this delicious Chicken Shakuti with Naan or Rice.

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