Kukulhu Riha (Chicken curry)

Authorazu

Yields1 Serving
Total Time1 hrPrep Time15 minsCook Time45 mins

Ingredients

 1 (1200g) whole chicken – skinned, cut into 8 pieces
 4 tbsp cooking oil
 1 cup onion – finely sliced
 ¼ cup curry leaves
 1 tsp ginger – grated
 4 cloves garlic – pressed/grated/very finely chopped
 1 Scotch Bonnet (githeyo mirus) – chopped
 3 pieces of Pandan (rampe/ raambaa) leaves – cut into ½ inch pieces
 3 cardamom seeds
 1 tsp chili powder
 2 tbsp chicken curry powder/paste
 1 cup coconut cream/milk (thick)
 1 cup coconut cream/milk (thin)
 1 cup water
 Salt to taste

Directions

1

Heat the oil, sauté the onions, garlic, ginger, curry leaves, Pandan leaves.

2

Add the chili powder, while stirring, then add the curry powder/paste and ½ cup water and cook on low heat, stirring frequently.

3

When this curry paste starts bubbling, add the chicken pieces and toss until all chicken pieces are well coated.

4

Add salt, pepper cardamoms, thin coconut cream/milk and the remaining water and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally.

5

When the chicken is cooked, add the thick coconut cream/milk and simmer for about a minute.

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Ingredients

 1 (1200g) whole chicken – skinned, cut into 8 pieces
 4 tbsp cooking oil
 1 cup onion – finely sliced
 ¼ cup curry leaves
 1 tsp ginger – grated
 4 cloves garlic – pressed/grated/very finely chopped
 1 Scotch Bonnet (githeyo mirus) – chopped
 3 pieces of Pandan (rampe/ raambaa) leaves – cut into ½ inch pieces
 3 cardamom seeds
 1 tsp chili powder
 2 tbsp chicken curry powder/paste
 1 cup coconut cream/milk (thick)
 1 cup coconut cream/milk (thin)
 1 cup water
 Salt to taste

Directions

1

Heat the oil, sauté the onions, garlic, ginger, curry leaves, Pandan leaves.

2

Add the chili powder, while stirring, then add the curry powder/paste and ½ cup water and cook on low heat, stirring frequently.

3

When this curry paste starts bubbling, add the chicken pieces and toss until all chicken pieces are well coated.

4

Add salt, pepper cardamoms, thin coconut cream/milk and the remaining water and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally.

5

When the chicken is cooked, add the thick coconut cream/milk and simmer for about a minute.

Kukulhu Riha (Chicken curry)

One thought on “Kukulhu Riha (Chicken curry)

  • Hi , what is chicken curry powder/ paste? Can this be preapared at home and stored.
    we were in maldives last week and loved the chicken and fish recipes

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