Chicken Coconut Malai Curry


500 gms chicken, cut into pieces
2-3 onions, chopped
8 cloves
1 cup coconut milk
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp mustard powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp finely chopped ginger
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1 tsp chili powder
3 tsp malai or thick cream
3-4 tbsp oil
Salt to taste


1.Heat oil in a pan and fry the cloves for few seconds.
Also add chopped ginger, garlic and fry for one more minute.
2.Now add chopped onions, chili powder, coriander powder,
mustard powder, cumin powder, turmeric and fry until the onions turn brown.
3.To this, add chicken pieces, salt, coconut milk and cook until the
pieces are tender on low flame.
4.When the gravy is thickened, add thick cream, stir and remove
from heat.
5.Sprinkle lemon juice and serve hot with plain rice or pulao rice.

Serves: 5-6
Preparation time: 20-25 minutes