Friday, March 9, 2012


COCONUT   "the King of Trees""Tree of Abundance""Tree of Heaven" and the "Signature Tree of The Tropics". In Sanskrit, coconuts are called "Kalpa Vriksha", which means: "the tree that gives all that is necessary for living".

  • 500 gm chicken,cut into cubes
  • 2 medium size chopped onion
  • 6 tbl spoon coconut powder
  • 4 tbl spoon oil
  • 1 tbl spoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 cloves,2 green cardamom
  • small piece of jawetri
  • small stick of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin n coriander  powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt to taste.
  • 2 cups water
For Garnishing:
  • Coriander leaves
  • Green chili
  • Fried onion
  • One fourth lemon

How to prepare:
  1. Heat the oil in a pan first,then add whole garam masala (condiments-cloves n all),chopped onion and sprinkle pinch of salt.
  2. Stir fry till onion leaves color.
  3. Add ginger,garlic paste and stir for 7-8 mints.
  4. Add red chili.turmeric,cumin,coriander powder and stir for 5 mints.
  5. Now place mixture in a mixing bowl,add coconut powder and blend together thoroughly.
  6. set aside for 5-10 mints,now pour mixture into a pan.
  7. Add chicken,salt,2 cups water and simmer for 20 mints.
  8. Pour in a bowl and sprinkle the top with coriander leaves,green chili n squeeze lemon.
  9. You can also use fried onion for garnishing,it gives rich look to your dish.
  10. Serve the Shorbaye Chicken with rice or naan.
Enjoy yummy dil ko chhu jaye.


  1. Hi Dear
    please tell me at vch stage we have to add dessicated coconut/coconut powder.

  2. Thanx for pointing me.....You will add coconut powder in mixer with other ingredients and blend it.