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Natu kodi koora/Country Chicken curry

Country chicken is not your ordinary chicken. This is either 'you die for it' or 'do not even want to touch it' kind of dish. I most definitely will fall into the first category.. I love love love this dish. Growing up mom used to make this dish during Sankranti(Pongal) season and BOY OH BOY, it use to taste divine with Garelu. The best part of this dish is that we cook the chicken with skin on and trust me, it tastes the best that way. Now a days country chicken is available throughout the year and I do not have to wait for a particular season to eat it :). Here is my version of this yummy yummy recipe(actually version of my mom's recipe little bit improvised by me).
 Ingredients 2 lbs country chicken 1/2 cup finely chopped onions 1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder(adjust per spice level) 3 tbsp ginger garlic paste 2 to 3 tsp garam masala powder Salt per taste Water 2 cups(adjust per the tenderness of the chicken) 1 tsp Turmeric 3 tbsp oil 3 tbsp ghee 1/4 tsp cumin seed…

Kodi Pulao/Chicken Pulao in pressure cooker

In our home, I am a big fan of pulao where as my husband loves his biryani... Pulao is a one dish wonder which is definitely not biryani! Pulao is prepared with less spices. Pulao is made using absorption method - no parboiled rice, no layering, can be made faster and everything is cooked together in one pot. Going out to restaurants, I get frustrated sometimes as I order pulao and I end up getting biryani instead which is why I make it at home the way I like it :)....Here is one of my chicken pulao recipes(Yes..I make different kind of pulaos depending on my mood of the day).. Give it a try..
Ingredients 2 cups Basmati Rice
1 lb Boneless skinless Chicken
10 whole Cashews
1 medium sized onion cut into chunks for paste(4 tbsp thick brown Onion Paste made from this onion)
2 tbsp thick yogurt
2 tbsp oil
4 tbsp ghee
6 to 8 Shallots or small onions
6 Green Chillies(Adjust per spice level)
3 tbsp Green Chilli Paste (adjust per spice level)(Grind around 25 to 30 green chillies into fine smo…