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Chicken Sukka

on October 16, 2014

Chicken Sukka is a coconut based side dish, It is a delicacy in my hometown “Mangalore”. And my personal favourite 😛

I cooked this for dinner last night, and it was appreciated a lot by my darling hubby 🙂 This dish is usually eaten with “Neer dosa” or “Boiled rice”, However it makes an awesome party starter too 🙂 So here goes the recipe, Do give it a try and am sure you will enjoy it.


  • Chicken : 1.5 kg
  • Garlic cloves : 8
  • Tamarind : a small lemon sized ball
  • Kashmiri red chilli : 10
  • Red chillies (Round) : 5
  • Coriander seeds : 2 tbsp
  • Fenugreek (Methi) seeds : 1/4 tsp
  • Peppercorns : 4 tsp
  • Cumin : 1tsp
  • Butter : 2tbsp
  • Curry leaves : About 15
  • Onions : 3 (sliced)
  • Coconut scraped : 1 whole


  • Dry roast the scraped coconut till light brown and set aside
  • Dry roast the coriander, cumin, peppercorns and methi seeds till fragrant and set aside (Mixture 1)
  • Dry roast both the red chilli and set aside. (Mixture 2)
  • Now make a paste of mixture 1 and mixture 2 along with tamarind, garlic cloves and little water.
  • Heat butter in a pan, Fry the onions till translucent. Now add the ground masala, chicken, about 1 cup water and cook till the chicken is full cooked, check the salt.
  • Now, add the roasted scraped coconut and mix well and cook for 5 min.
  • Lastly add the curry leaves and toss.
  • Serve hot with neer dosa, or boiled rice.



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