Ceylon chicken curry is a mildly spiced curry recipe from srilankan cuisine. Ceylon chicken curry is prepared with tender chicken cooked in an onion and coconut milk based curry. Coconut milk and spices gives you a good aroma and taste. Ceylon chicken curry is served in most of the restaurants serving Srilankan food and some south Indian restaurants serve this chicken curry.
Recipe type: Main Dish Number of serving: 6 servings Preparation time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ready in: 35 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Chicken 1 kg Onions 2 no Green chillies 4 no Ginger garlic paste 3 tsp Chilli powder 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Coriander powder 2 tbsp Curry leaves 1 sprig Lemon juice of 1 no Coconut 3/4 no Oil 2 tbsp Salt to taste
Step 1: 1. Wash and cut chicken into medium size pieces. Add chilli powder and salt, mix well and keep aside for atleast 45 minutes.
Step 2: 2. Grind coconut and make two extractions of coconut milk.Chop onions and slit green chillies.
Step 3: 3. Heat oil in a thick bottomed vessel.Add onions, green chillies, ginger garlic paste, coiriander powder and turmeric powder. Fry for 2 to 3 minutes in a medium fire.
Step 4: 4. Add chicken and fry well in a medium fire for few minutes.
Step 5: 5. Add 2nd extraction coconut milk and cook in slow fire till chicken is tender.
Step 6: 6. Add thick coconut milk, salt and lemon juice. Cook for another 5 minutes in slow fire.
Step 7: 7. Serve hot with white rice, biryani, parotta, etc.