Kori Gassi

Kori Gassi is a traditional Mangalorian Chicken Curry and here is its recipe. Made using boneless chicken, it’s extremely delicious.

Ingredients for Kori Gassi:

1. Coriander seeds – 2 big spoons

    Kashmiri chillies – 10 gm

    Cumin seeds – 2 small spoons

    Cinnamon – 5 pieces

    Pepper seeds – 1 small spoon

    Fennel seeds – 2 small spoons

2. Garlic chopped – 1 big spoon

    Shallots chopped – 4 small spoons

    Coconut scrapped – 400 gm

3. Coconut oil – For preparation

4. Fenugreek seeds – ¼ small spoon

    Onions chopped fine – ½ cup

    Curry leaves – 2 nos.

5. Tomato chopped fine – 100 gm

    Salt – For taste

    Turmeric powder – ¼ small spoon

6. Boneless chicken – 1 kg, cut into small pieces

7. Tamarind – Gooseberry sized, soaked in water

8. Coconut milk – 1 cup

How to prepare Kori Gassi?

1. Fry ingredients no: 1 without adding oil and allow it to cool.

2. Grind ingredients no: 2 in a mixer and add fried ingredients no: 1 to it.

3. Make a fine paste adding sufficient water.

4. Boil the gravy adding water less than 2 cups.

5. Boil it till its odour changes to pleasant, when gravy is almost cooked.

6. Heat coconut oil, and sauté ingredients no: 4 in medium flame.

7. When onions are well sauted, sauté ingredients no: 5 till it’s well done.

8. When an oil layer appears, add cut chicken pieces and mix it well.

9. Continue stirring for 4-5 minutes.

10. Add tamarind juice and cook chicken.

11. When chicken is well cooked, add coconut milk.

12. When curry starts boiling, take off from flame.

13. Serve hot.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine 2010, May 1-14

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