April 16, 2010

KOZHI NIRACHATHU w/o OVEN (Stuffed Chicken) Easter Special-2

Stuffed Chicken

Quite a long time!!! ya ya i know :(... everyday i think i need to blog but keep pending for each other day due to busy schedule. Easter has been over and the special dishes i have nbot uploaded other than Vattayappam. So here goes another special dish which i made for dinner :)...

i would like to say special thanks to shabs from shabs cuisine... seeing her pics i couldnt help trying it and it was super hit at my home :)

Ingredients :

Chicken : 1.2 kg

For marination:

Chilli Powder - 3 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Lime Juice - 1 lime
Salt and water

Using sufficient water make a paste of all the ingredients under marination.

For Stuffing:
Egg - 1no
Onion - 2 large nos sliced
Ginger Paste - 1 tsp
Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - 1 twig leaves
Green Chilli - 3 nos chopped
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Cashew Nuts - 6 nos
Raisins - 7 nos
Salt to taste

Marinate the chicken and keep it overnight.

Preparation for the stuffing:
Boil the egg and keep aside. In a pan, add oil and saute cashew till light brown and remove. Then add in raisins in the same pan and roast and keep aside with cashew. Now add in the onion and saute for about a min and then add in the ginger garlic and green chilli, salt and saute till onion becomes brown in color. Then add in all the powders under stuffing listed and saute till the raw smell goes. Add in the egg and nuts and raisin and saute for a min. nce cooled down add this stuffing inside the marinated chicken and then witha neddle and thread stich the flesh in between the legs as we need to fry the chicken and dont eed oil to go inside. Then tie the legs with thread or twine and also the wings (hands).

Now for the Gray Part :

Ingedients :
Onions - 2 large nos sliced
Tomatoes - 2 large nos chopped
Curry Leaves - 3 twig leaves
Fennel Seeds - 1 tbsp powdered (perinjeerakam)
Green Chilli - 4 nos chopped
Ginger Paste - 1/2 tsp
Garlic Paste - 1/2 tsp
Paprika Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala - 1 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup

Preparation :

Heat oil in a pan and add in the oiions for a min and then add in the curry leaves, green chilli and ginger and gralic paste and saute till oions are almot borwn in color and then addin the tomatoes and saute till tomatoes turn mushy. Add in the powders and spices and saute till raw smell goes. Add in the water to make a thick gravy and leep aside.

Add in about 1/2 cup oil and put in the marinated chicken and on medium flame and cook till all side of chicken is light brown color. Then on low flame cook. Keep turning sides till the chicken gets properly fried. keep turning the chicken in between in rotation. It make take about aprrox of half an hour.
Remove to a plate and add in the gravy and granish. Serve Hot :)...

Neetz ;)


Kairali sisters said...

Neethz...Great post dear....Kidu pics and dish....yummy yummy

Kairali sisters

Suhaina said...

Wow urs look super. I too made last week, its in my draft. Super clicks too Neethz

Cool Lassi(e) said...

This looks wonderful! Very yummy. Got to make this one.

Priya said...

Slurpp...wat a tempting stuffed chicken,makes me hungry..

Divya Vikram said...

Chicken looks so delicious and festive with all those stuffings :)

Nandini said...

Wow! Fantastic stuffed chicken. Nice color.

Fathima said...

soo great pictures... really making me drool...

Rekha shoban said...

wow!!really superb...yummy and delicious!

Malar Gandhi said...

Wow, that looks amazing, kozhi nirachathu - awesome. I like the oven method, better than grilling in so many ways.:)

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Hi Neethz,
I was missing your comments, but now I know the reason :-)How is your baby?
Stuffed chicken looks fantastic dear.
Hamaree Rasoi

ganga said...

kozhi nirachathu adipoli aayittundu....

BeenaShylesh said...

miss u dear....kozhi nirachahu kollam keto....njannum yithu onnu try chyan vendi kurachu divasam ayi vicharikkunnu...but bayankkaram madi annu......ok i too will try without ovan...

AshKuku said...

That is a real luscious delicacy, I would love to taste... ever... Looks very soothing & sure to add spice in LIFE.... while savoring & even after we are done savoring..... ;-)


nisha said...

You have a lovely blog ,following you

PranisKitchen said...

Looks delicious..
w/o oven haven't tried such a way.. nice pics..loved it
my hus favorite...i used to prepare this.if u get a chance visit http://pranithworld.blogspot.com/2010/03/kozhi-nirachathustuffed-chicken.html

Krishnaveni said...

awesome and nice click too

Nikki said...

hey neetz.....u have become a perfect chef...u have made life simply yaar....

Sushma Mallya said...

Clicks are very beautiful, chicken looks delicious and worth your efforts too..

Shabs.. said...

I should say congrats....SO much of work isnt it...and yours have come out perfect!I was also thinking of making this on the hob top itself....BTW, why dont you hyperlink My blog's name?...thanks for trying it out and thx for letting me know about it....It's a real pleasure.

Anudeepa Kadiresan said...

you made my taste buds engaged....feel to eat it right now,have to try this neethu


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