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Kozhi Varutharachathu (Chicken cooked with Roasted Ground Coconut and Spices)

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As mentioned in my previous post, my favourite accompaniment with Pidi is Kozhi varutharachathu. Usually chicken is cut into tiny pieces for this dish, but I chose to use medium sized pieces as D likes it that way. You can use beef instead of chicken in this recipe to prepare Beef Varutharachathu.

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Kozhi Varutharachathu (Chicken cooked with Roasted Ground Coconut and Spices)
As mentioned in my previous post, my favourite accompaniment with Pidi is Kozhi varutharachathu. Usually chicken is cut into tiny pieces for this dish, but I chose to use medium sized pieces as D likes it that way. You can use beef instead of chicken in this recipe to prepare Beef Varutharachathu.
Course Side dish
Cuisine kerala
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
To be Roasted and Ground
Course Side dish
Cuisine kerala
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
To be Roasted and Ground
Instructions
  1. If you wish, you can cut the chicken into smaller pieces.
  2. Heat a pan and roast the coconut, fennel seeds, garlic, ginger and curry leaves till brown in colour.
  3. Add the spice powders and roast till the mixture turns dark brown.
  4. Switch off heat and allow to cool.
  5. Grind the mixture with some water, to a smooth fine paste.
  6. Add the ground mixture, salt and coconut bits into the chicken and mix well.
  7. Cover and cook till the chicken is done.
  8. If serving with pidi, you may need a slight watery consistency.
  9. If you want thicker consistency, take off the lid and let boil till you achieve the desired consistency.
  10. Serve hot.
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  1. SUDIPTA CHAUDHARI says:

    Lovely taxtue

  2. SUDIPTA CHAUDHARI says:

    Lovely taxtue

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