Sunday, March 17, 2013

Chicken chukka varuval

 Chicken chukka varuval ( ccv ) was a famous chicken recipe of Tamilnadu. This ccv goes well with rice , briyani and roti. There are many recipes for this ccv which varies from region to region .

 I am sharing my mom chukka varuval recipe here. I like this spicy and delicious chukka with rice a lot.

Requirements :

Chicken – ½ kg

Shallots – 10

Tomato – 2

Ginger – 1 inch piece

Garlic – 4

Homemade curry masala powder – 2 tbs

Oil – 4 tbs

Curry leaves

Coriander leaves

For tempering :

Aniseeds – ¼ tsp

Shallots – 5

Ginger garlic paste – ½ tsp

Curry powder – 1 tbs

Green chilly - 2

Method :

Heat a tsp of oil, sauté the shallots till they turn translucent.

Add in the ginger , garlic , chopped tomato and sauté for two minutes.

Let these cool and grind into a smooth paste.

Heat another spoon of oil , add the curry leaves and sauté , add the chicken pieces and sauté for two minutes.

Add the grounded onion paste and 2 tbsp of curry powder  , mix well.

Add  a cup of water and required salt , cook till the chicken pieces are cooked.

Take out the chicken pieces out.

Heat oil in a pan , add the aniseeds and let it splutter.

Add the chopped shallots and green chilly , sauté for two minutes.

Add in the curry leaves and sauté.

Add salt if required.

Now , add the cooked chicken and sauté for two minutes.

Add the curry powder , sauté till the raw smell leaves.

Take off from flame and sprinkle fresh curry leaves and coriander leaves.

Chicken chukka is ready to serve.

Serve this hot spicy chukka with steaming rice………..