Natu Kodi Kura Recipe

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Natu Kodi Kura
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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Natu kodi kura is a delicious and spicy Andhra chicken curry made with a Guntur chilli spice mix and a hint of coconut.

Ingredients of Natu Kodi Kura

  • For the Andhra spice paste:

    1 Tbsp coriander seeds
  • 2 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 Tbsp coconut, finely grated
  • 2 tsp guntur chili powder
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 6-7 cloves of garlic
  • 6-7 ginger, slices
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Water, a little bit

  • For the chicken:
  • 7-8 pieces of country style chicken
  • 3 Tbsp refined oil
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • For the base:
  • 3-4 Tbsp refined oil
  • Few curry leaves
  • 4 green chilies
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2  cup of water    
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • Salt, to taste
  • Coriander, to garnish

How to Make Natu Kodi Kura

  1. For the Andhra spice paste:
  2. Dry roast coriander seeds, poppy seeds, coconut, guntur chili powder, turmeric powder, garlic, ginger and salt.
  3. In a mortar and pestle grind the roasted spices with a little water. Keep aside.

  4. For the chicken:
  5. In a pressure cooker sear the chicken pieces in oil.
  6. Add chilli powder and turmeric.
  7. Add a little water and let it cook for 4-5 whistles.

  8. For the base:
  9. In a wok/ kadhai add oil, green chillies, curry leaves, onions. Saute till onions are light brown.
  10. Now add the pressure cooked chicken, the Andhra spice paste. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
  11. Add water, garam masala, salt. Let it simmer.
  12. Garnish with some coriander leaves.
  13. Serve.