Chicken in Coconut Cream

Recipe for Chicken in Coconut Cream (Kuku Paka)

Ingredients:

  • 10 pieces chicken skinned

Chicken marinade:

  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tsp crushed garlic
  • 1tsp crushed ginger
  • 2tbsp lemon juice
  • 2tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2-3 medium boiled potatoes cubed & peeled
  • 3-4 boiled eggs shelled

Sauce:

  • 1tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1tsp dhana jeera mix (coriander & cumin)
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 4 green chillies
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can coconut milk

Directions:

1. Mix all the ingredients for marinade and add chicken to marinade.

2. Bake at 350F in oven for 45 minutes. Cover for first half and uncover for second half. Put on broil for last 5 minutes.

3. For the sauce saute the onions in oil, add tomatoes, dhana jeera mix, turmeric, and green chillies.

4. Add 1 cup water and the coconut milk simmer for 2-3 minutes.

5. Add the chicken and the rest of the water. (more water if desired)

6. Add the potatoes and eggs and allow to boil.

7. Serve with basmati rice, naan, or bread.