Chicken Stew and Palappam(Vellayappam)
Chicken stew and Palappam is one of the most favorite dishes of all Keralites. For me, I like to eat palappam with Vegetable Stew and Kerala Kadala Curry. Chicken stew is a creamy gravy and great with Palappam and white breads. Easter is incomplete without Chicken stew and palappam., so here is a simple Easter recipe, Happy Easter to all Sankeerthasnam readers.
- 1/2 kg chicken, cut into medium size pieces
- 1 onion, chopped thinly
- 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped
- 2 garlic pods, chopped
- 2 potatoes, cut in cubes
- 2 cardamom
- 1/4 tsp whole pepper
- 2 to 3 cloves
- cinnamon stick, a small piece
- 2 cups thin coconut milk
- 3/4 cup thick coconut milk
- 1 tbs coconut oil
- curry leaves, few
- salt, as needed
Heat coconut oil in a pan and add cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, curry leaves and whole peppers. Saute till
nice aroma develops. Add ginger, garlic and onion. Saute till onions get soft. Add potato cubes, chicken pieces and salt. Add thin coconut milk , combine well and cook covered. When the chicken pieces are cooked completely add thick coconut milk. Continue cooking on low heat until the chicken is soft and the gravy is medium thick. Garnish with curry leaves and serve with appam, white bread, idiyappam etc...
Click here for traditional Palappam recipe.