Recipe: Kundapura Koli Saaru

Udupi Today Media Network


Chicken curried with tomatoes and a spicy coconut paste





For the Kundapura paste

6-7 cloves

1 tsp pepper corn

1 tsp cumin seeds

4-5 cinnamon sticks

2 tsp coriander whole

4-5 red chillies

1/2 grated coconut

1 cup of water

For the main preparation

4 tbsp coconut oil

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

10-15 curry leaves

4 tbsp chopped onions

4 tbsp chopped tomatoes

1/2 kg curry-cut chicken

6 tbsp kundapura paste

2 tsp salt

1 cup of water



For the paste, add cloves, pepper corn, cumin seeds, cinnamon, coriander whole, red chillies and grated coconut to a pan and dry roast them. Put aside to cool. Now add water and grind  together. Kundapura paste is ready

For the main preparation, heat coconut oil in pan. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves chopped onions and chopped tomatoes. Saute the onions till they turn light brown.

Now add chicken, kundapura paste, salt and water and mix it well. Cover the pan and cook the preparation for 15 minutes. Kundapura koli saaru is ready to eat. Serve hot with rice.


Jasmine Arora, Mumbai

 I tried this and nice taste. Any new recipes for rainy season? Its raining heavily here in Mumbai cant go out and i spend time in experimenting new delicacies. Is it the same Kundapuri chicken which we get it here in Shetty hotel or different?

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