Goan chicken xacuti
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Goan chicken xacuti

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Time to cook

30 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A fragrant & spicy chicken curry from Goa where tender chicken pieces are cooked in a flavorful blend of roasted spices, grated coconut and herbs.

A fragrant & spicy chicken curry from Goa where tender chicken pieces are cooked in a flavorful blend of roasted spices, grated coconut and herbs.

Ingredients

Coriander Leaves

0.125 cup

Fresh Garlic

5 clove

Picador Chillies

1 chilli

Fresh Ginger

0.5 inch

Salt

0.5 tsp

Onion Raw

1 small

Fresh Coconut

0.25 cup

Turmeric

0.25 tsp

Cloves

5 Clove

Cinnamon

1 inch

Cardamom

1 pod

Black Pepper

0.5 Tsp

Poppy Seeds

0.25 tbsp

Star Anise

1 Star Anise

Mace

1 strand

Fennel Seeds

0.125 Tsp

Coriander Seeds

0.5 tbsp

Nutmeg

1 pinch

Red Chilli Pepper

2.5 tbsp

Whole Chicken

250 gram

Onion Raw

1 small

Picador Chillies

1 chilli

Fresh Garlic

5 clove

Curry Leaves

5 leaf

Coriander Leaves

0.125 cup

Mustard Oil

1.5 tbsp

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Grind coriander leaves, ginger, garlic, green chillies and salt in a mixer grinder with enough water.

2

Mix the prepared paste with the chicken pieces and marinate for at least 15 minutes.

Cooking

1

Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onions and grated coconut and fry till browned and cool completely.

2

Dry roast the cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper, poppy seeds, star anise, mace, fennel seeds, coriander seeds, nutmeg, and red chilli pepper and cool completely.

3

For the Xacuti masala paste, grind the coconut-onion mixture with roasted spices and enough water to a fine paste.

4

Heat oil in a vessel and fry the onion along with green chillies and curry leaves till the onions are soft.

5

Add the marinated chicken and cook covered for 10 minutes.

6

Add the Xacuti masala paste and cook for 2 minutes.

7

Add water and cook covered for 15-20 minutes till the chicken is cooked.

8

Add coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

7.0

Proteins

Proteins

13.1

Fats

Fats

10.5

Fiber

Fiber

2.1

170

kcal

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