This dish can be prepared with any meat.This is a side dish recipe for any meal.
Roasted coconut always makes any dish special and the key ingredient to this recipe is coconut.
First you have to cook the meat in a pressure cooker till tender,and then blend in with the ground paste
with oil or ghee added at intervals and cook till thick and brown.
Now to the recipe..
500 gm meat cut into 1inch pieces
2 inch piece ginger chopped
1/2 cup coconut
4-5 cloves garlic
2 onions sliced and fried brown/ready made fried onions 1/2 cup
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp cummin seed powder
1 stick cinammon
2 tbsp tamarind extract or vinegar
2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
few curry leaves
coconut oil /ghee/butter
First cook the meat and ginger with 1 cup water till tender.
Separate the stock and meat.
Roast the coconut and garlic in little oil till brown not burnt.
Grind the coconut mixture and the fried onions to a paste.
Now add 2-3 tbsp of any oil you are using and add the remaining spices in the list with the meat and toss
till you see the meat change colour (5-7 minutes).
Next add the coconut onion paste and cook for a further10 minutes on medium flame.
Add a little stock (1/2 cup )and a little oil (1-2 tsp)and keep roasting till you get a nice brown mixture.
(REMAINING STOCK CAN BE USED TO MAKE A SOUP OR ANY OTHER DISH)