Coco Chicken

Coco Chicken

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 πŸ‘‡ 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.

Dentist by profession.. I just love cooking and I try making innovative recepies..
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