Nattu koli kulambu | country chicken gravy | Village style nattu koli kulambu

This Nattu koli kulambu or country chicken curry is an authentic village style recipe, prepared by using freshly roasted masala items. Freshly grounded masala items will give spicy taste to this dish. This nattu koli kulambu will be a tasty side dish for dosa, idli, Chappati.

Country chicken gravy is prepared by slightly roasting small shallots, garlic pods and some of the whole spices listed below will give unique and spicy taste to this nattu koli kulambu.

Nattu koli is good for health and it is recommended to intake during the period of cold, pregnancy, and lactation.

Village style country chicken gravy
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Wash the chicken pieces in water. finally wash the chicken pieces by adding  1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and salt.

Ingredients for making chicken gravy

Nattu kozli chicken pieces - 1 kg
Turmeric powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Green chilli - 4 nos
Cardamom - 4 , Cinnamon stick - 2 , Cloves - 5
Oil and salt

To roast and grind:

Small shallots - 15 numbers
Garlic             - 20 cloves
Ginger            - 1-inch piece
Coriander seeds - 1 handful
Dry red chili      - 7 numbers
Pepper seeds      - 1 1/2 tbsp
Fennel seeds + cumin seeds + poppy seeds - 1 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon stick    - 1
Clove                   - 5
Coconut pieces  1 inch    - 2

Step by step procedure

  • Add the chicken pieces to the pressure cooker and allow it to cook for 4 whistles.
  • Add a little amount of oil in pan and roast small shallots and garlic separately and keep aside.

  • Roast remaining ingredients in low flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Don't overheat coriander seeds will turn black soon. Allow all the ingredients to cool and grind to a smooth paste.

  • Heat oil in the pan. Add cinnamon sticks, cloves, and cardamon.
  • Add cooked chicken pieces in the pan.

  • Add grounded masala items to the chicken pieces and mix well. Close the lid and cook for 5 minutes.

  • Add the required water to make gravy and allow it to boil.

  • If gravy is thickened, switch off the flame. Country chicken gravy is ready to serve.

village style nattu koli kulambu
Nattu koli kulambu