UK Curry Scene Editor : David Smith 25 October 1998

Star Recipe - Chicken Malabar
picture courtesy of and © Spices Board of India
this Star Recipe was created by the famous Malabar Junction restaurant of London

Chicken Malabar

4 portions


  • 4 Boneless chicken breast
  • 4 medium sized Onions
  • 15gm Ginger
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 5 Green chillies
  • 5gm Curry leaves
  • quarter of bunch coriander leaves
  • 1.5 tablespoons coriander powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon Garam Masala powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon Jeera (cumin) powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Coconut
  • Salt to taste
  • 30 ml Oil
  • 1 Tomato
  1. Cut and wash chicken into half inch cubes and drain them in a colander
  2. Roast coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, fennel seeds and jeera powder
  3. Add grated fresh coconut and roast until brown. Grind them to a paste.
  4. In the same pan, add oil and saute sliced onions, ginger, green chillies and garlic
  5. Add the roasted masala and fry for a few more minutes.
  6. Add chicken cubes and cook on a slow fire
  7. Add some chopped tomatoes, salt to taste
  8. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves and curry leaves

©Spices Board of India

Malabar Junction Restaurant
107 Great Russel Street
London WC1B 3NA

Tel. 0171 580 5230

© David W Smith, 1998
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