Spicy Chicken Kolambu

Ingredients:

Chicken – ½ kg (wash and clean it and cut into cubes)
Tomato – 2 (medium Size)
Onion – 1 (medium Size)
Coriander Seeds – 1 tbsp
Pepper Corns – 1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds – ½ tbsp
Dry Red Chilly - 6
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Cloves – 2
Bay Leaf – 2
Cardamom – 2
Cinnamon – 2
Aniseeds – ¼ tsp
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil

Cooking Instructions:





Chop the onion and tomatoes finely.

Heat oil in a pan and sauté it with cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves and aniseeds. Add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, pepper corns and dry red chilly and fry for a while. Now add finely chopped onion and tomatoes to it and stir fry until the tomatoes and onion become soft. Switch off the flame and let it cool for a while. Grind this to a fine paste.

Add chicken and grind paste in a pressure cooker. Add about 2 glasses of water and required amount of salt and close the lid and let it to cook until the chicken is well cooked. Open the lid of the cooker and check out the consistency of the kolambu. If it is more watery, let it to boil for few minutes in a simmer flame without closing the lid. Spicy chicken kolambu is ready to serve.

Side Dish: Goes well with hot rice and Chapatis.

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22 comments:

Happy cook said...

Wow it looks super delicious.

Jeena said...

That is one tasty chicken dish. :-)

Varsha Vipins said...

Lovely Dish Srilekha..:)
Thanx for dropping by my blog..hope to see you around..:)

Kalai said...

Delicious and spicy chicken kuzhambu! Looks delicious! :)

SriLekha said...

thanks happy cook!

thanks jeena!

thank u varsha!

thanks kalai!

Smitha said...

Hi Srilekha!

First time at your blog. It is cute one. Lovely look and feel and informative recipes as well.Hope to visit again!

SriLekha said...

thank u so much smitha!

Vij said...

Looks spicy n yummy! perfect colour.

SriLekha said...

thanks vij!

Shreya said...

really nice recipe. Love the pic:-)

SriLekha said...

thank u shreya!

Valarmathi said...

Nice color and easy recipe. i will try this sometime later.

Shama Nagarajan said...

looking yummy..of coure spicy.happy to see a friend from my place,madurai

SriLekha said...

thanks shama!

thanks valarmathi!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow looks spicy and yummy. Awesome color.

Adlak's tiny world said...

love the spicy color of kulambu... since i am vegetarian i cant try it out but like yr neat way of presenting the dish.

Gita's Kitchen said...

My MIL also used to make a similar version of this chicken kolumbu, I love this with dosas :)

SriLekha said...

thanks gita!

thanks adlaks!

thanks kitchen flavors!

Seena said...

Nice recipes and blog, loved this chicken too.. :)

SriLekha said...

thanks seena!

karuna said...

yummy chicken. is that the picture of ure kitchen in the header? if yes...i must say its awesome........

SriLekha said...

thanks karuna! no its not my kitchen!