I love playing with spices and condiments to create my own recepies and serve it to my family first. When I get the approval from them, I take it as a success and share it here with my readers.

Introducing another chicken recepie from my kitchen ” CoCo Chicken ” . As the name says the ingredient which gives the recepie its actual flavours is coconut milk and coconut oil.

Sharing the recepie below 👇 Do try and give the feedback.


Preparation time: 2 hours

Cooking time: 45 mins

Serves: 4


For Marination:

  • Coconut Milk: 3/4 cup or 200g
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder: 1 tbsp
  • Salt: for taste

For Sauteeing:

  • Chicken: 1/2 kg
  • Red onions: 1 large sliced
  • Green chillies: 3 to 4
  • Garlic: 10 to 12 cloves
  • Ginger: 1 small size
  • Garam masala powder: 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder: 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves: as required
  • Green Cardamom: 2
  • Cloves: 2
  • Coconut oil: 4 tbsp + 1 tbsp


  • Marinate chicken pieces with coconut milk, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt. Keep aside for 2 hours. You can also keep it overnight.
  • Heat a pan, add coconut oil. Add green cardamom n cloves n toss for few seconds.
  • Add crushed ginger , garlic and green chillies and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add marinated chicken and mix well, keep sauteeing for 2 to 3 mins and cover and cook on medium flame for 15 to 20 mins, stirring intermittently.
  • When the chicken is soft and tender, increase the flame and let the moisture in the pan dry up.
  • Meanwhile mix sliced onions and curry leaves with hands and add this to the chicken and mix .
  • Add garam masala and pepper powder and keep sauteeing till the consistency is thick and creamy.
  • Finally add a tbsp of coconut oil and some more curry leaves and keep it covered for some times before serving.

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