Coriander Chicken – மல்லி சிக்கன்

Serving: for 6 pax
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes


1Chicken (boneless) 600g
3Garlic10 – 15 pods
4Cinnamon 2 sticks
5Cloves 4
7Coriander Powder2 tsp
8Cumin Powder1 tsp
9Chili Powder1 tsp
10Turmeric Powder1 tsp
11Coriander Leaves60g
12Mint Leaves5g
13Green Chili2
16Fennel Seeds1 tsp
17Saltto taste
18Gingelly Oil

Coriander/Malli Masala:
Grind to a fine powder coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chili, tomato, ginger and fennel seed.
Grind without adding water.

1. Heat a wide pan with gingelly oil.
2. In medium heat, season with cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.
3. Add finely chopped shallots, garlic pods and salt.
4. Saute until it turns light golden colour.
5. Now add cleaned, diced boneless chicken.
6. Here I added boneless chicken, but chicken with bone also tastes good.
7. Cook the chicken for a while.
8. And add chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and coriander powder. Cook until the raw smell of spices goes off.
9. Mix well, adjust salt and add little water then cook the chicken until it is soft. Cook until 80%.
10. Now time to add malli/coriander masala(green masala).
11. Cook chicken 100% along with this Malli masala.
12. Cook the raw Malli masala until raw smell goes off and oil separates.
13. Flavourful and Tasty Malli/Coriander Chicken.


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