Let me start with ..this curry will give you a run for your money !
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 !
1 kg Spatchcock *– chopped into medium pieces
Fresh coconut chopped -1/2 cup
Cumin – ¼ cup
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
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 .