Game Meat – Traditional Spatchcock Curry

Let me  start with ..this curry will give you a run for your money !

Traditional -Spatchcock-curry

Coconut , cumin , garlic , onion and Sesame oil – if you like this combo .. then stick on . Although , I must admit that the flavour is a bit intense but tastes great !

I bring you my father-in –laws  spatchcock recipe .

You cannot  go wrong with this   basic  5 ingredients dish . Anyone can make  this  curry !! when I say anyone , there is a prerequisite  i.e. you should know how to use a food processor  . if you do , then read on .

Let’s go !


Traditional -Spatchcock-curry


1 kg Spatchcock *– chopped into medium pieces

Fresh coconut chopped  -1/2 cup

Cumin – ¼ cup

Garlic -5

Onion -2 medium sized  chopped roughly

Curry leave – 1 sprig

Sesame oil – ½ cup

Chili Powder -1 teaspoon

Turmeric – ½ teaspoon

Coriander Powder – 1 tablespoon

Salt – According to your taste

Coriander leaves – 1 sprig

Method :

1. Add coconut, cumin and garlic in the food processor, and grind it  to a coarse paste . Keep aside .

2.Grind onion to a paste .Keep aside .

3.Heat  oil  in the pressure  cooker ,  add curry leaves , followed by onion paste , sauté well

4.Now add the coconut , cumin and garlic paste , sauté  for 3 mins .

5.Add the spatchcock meat and sauté  for  2 mins .

6.add the chilli and turmeric powder , mix well. Add Salt .

7.Add ½ of water , mix well and place the lid  and cook for 10 mins .

8 . When the pressure is released ,open the lid and  on a medium flame cook the curry the excess water evaporates. ( you can omit this step  if you prefer  a bit of gravy ).

9.Add coriander leaves . Stir well . Serve this  with rice or Roti’s.

Additional Note :

Chicken can be used instead of spatchcock .

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