potato chicken kurma

Chicken kurma with potato, Chicken kurma recipe

Potato chicken kurma/ Chicken kurma with potatoes is a very flavorful and delicious coconut based gravy that is usually served with main dishes like Parotta, Idli, dosa, chapati, puri, white rice and for biryani too. Yes this versatile South Indian gravy is one such most popular and much loved gravy/ side dish for its flavors and taste. This yummy gravy can be made easily using veggies like carrot, beans, green peas, potato, chicken, soya chunks, paneer, tomato and mutton. I have posted few varieties earlier like these:

Nothing much to explain as it is a basic kurma prepared with chicken and potato, but thought to post it one day as I have posted kurma with chicken only.  My  MIL usually makes this gravy at home and thought might be useful for those who would like to make kurma with this combination to give a variety to your main dish. So let’s get to the making!
chicken kurmaMain dishes like these taste taste great with kurma:

Chicken kurma with potato, Chicken kurma recipe
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. 1. Chicken – ½ kg (clean, wash and chop)
  2. 2. Potato / Aloo – 3 (Medium sized)
  3. 3. Onion – 1 (large)
  4. 4. Tomato – 1 (small sized)
  5. 5. Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  6. 6. Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  7. 7. Red chili powder – ½ tsp
  8. 8. Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  9. 9. Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  10. 10. Oil – 1 tbsp
  11. 11. Salt – to taste
  12. 12. Chopped Cilantro - for garnish
Whole spices
  1. 1. Bay leaf - 1
  2. 2. Star anise – 1
  3. 3. Clove - 3
  4. 4. Cinnamon stick – 1
  5. 5. Fennel seeds - ½ tsp
  6. 6. Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
For grinding
  1. 1. Grated Coconut – ¼ cup
  2. 2. Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp
  3. 3. Green chilli – 1
  4. 4. Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  5. 5. Fennel seeds – ¼ tsp
Note
  1. * 1 cup = 235 ml
Instructions
  1. Chop onion and tomato finely. Peel the potatoes and chop them into cubes. Keep the cleaned and chopped chicken aside.
  2. In a blender add grated coconut, cashew nuts, cumin seeds and fennel seeds. Grind it into a fine paste adding little water. Keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pressure cooker add whole spices when aromatic add chopped onions and curry leaves. Saute well and add ginger garlic paste to it. Saute well till the raw smell goes. Always keep the flame in low to medium while using pressure cooker as the chances of burning and sticking to the bottom is high when the flame is high.
  4. When the raw smell of ginger garlic paste has gone add chopped tomatoes. Saute well.
  5. Now to the tomato mixture add the chicken pieces, salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt. Let the chicken coat well in masala then add 2 cups of water. Mix well. Finally add the potatoes cubes and do not mix well, because the potato will get mushy. When the mixture starts to boil put on the lid with whistle and pressure cook for 2 whistles in medium flame.
  6. When the pressure has subsided open the cooker lid and mix well. Now add the ground coconut paste to the chicken mixture and give it a good stir. Let the mixture boil for a minute then add chopped coriander leaves and put off the flame. Serve it hot!
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How to make Chicken kurma with potato with step by step images

  1. Chop onion and tomato finely. Peel the potatoes and chop them into cubes. Keep the cleaned and chopped chicken aside. (I chopped chicken to pieces each the size of lemon) In a blender add grated coconut, cashew nuts, cumin seeds and fennel seeds. Grind it into a fine paste adding little water. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker add whole spices when aromatic add chopped onions and curry leaves. Saute well.
  3. Now to the sauteed onions add ginger garlic paste to it. Saute well till the raw smell goes. Always keep the flame in low to medium while using pressure cooker as the chances of burning and sticking to the bottom is high when the flame is high.
  4. When the raw smell of ginger garlic paste has gone add chopped tomatoes and saute well. Now add chicken pieces salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt. Mix well and let the chicken coat well in masala.
  5. Now add 2 cups of water to the chicken mixture. Mix well. Finally add the potatoes cubes and do not mix well, because the potato will get mushy. When the mixture starts to boil put on the lid with whistle and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles in medium flame.
  6. When the pressure has subsided open the cooker lid and mix well. Now add the ground coconut paste to the chicken mixture and give it a good stir. Let the mixture boil for a minute then add chopped coriander leaves and put off the flame. Serve it hot!
    chicken kurma with potato

 

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