Kozhi Peralan


Kozhi Peralan

Kozhi Peralan is a spicy and almost dry curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For Marination:

  • 1 kg Chicken boneless
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 3 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Green chilly paste
  • 1/2 tsp Chilly powder
  • Salt to taste

For curry:


  • For marination: Marinate the cleaned chicken with curd, ginger garlic paste, green chilly paste, chilly powder and salt and keep in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • For preparing curry: Deep fry 2 chopped onions.
  • Grind the fried onions along with pepper corns and keep aside.
  • Grind the tomatoes to paste and keep aside.
  • Fry the marinated chicken pieces and keep aside. Reserve the remaining marinade to use for gravy.
  • In a pan, heat the oil and add rest of the chopped onions. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, garam masala, coriander powder and saute till the onions are brown.
  • Add to this the onion and pepper ground earlier along with the tomato paste and mix well. Allow the curry to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Now, add the fried chicken pieces along with the marinade set aside.
  • Add curry leaves, slit green chillies(optional) and salt to taste.
  • Mix the chicken well with the gravy and allow the same to cook in medium heat for 5 minutes and then in low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Serve Kozhi Peralan hot with rice or rotis.
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Response (1)
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    shyama nair October 7, 2010

    I tried this recipe when some guests came. It was an instant success. Everybody loved it. Thanks Harish. Hoping to get more recipes from you.

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