Tart Chicken with Roasted Chiles, Tamarind, and Coconut Milk

Puli Kozhi

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By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

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The Moppalahs, inhabitants of the southwestern state of Kerala who follow the doctrines of the Islamic faith, consume chicken, mutton, fish, and other seafood as part of their special-occasion meals. This curry combines roasted and ground spices—a typically southern Indian technique—with coconut milk, the other Keralite staple, to provide the base for plump chicken. Serve it with the nutty and aromatic basmati rice Kaaju badam chawal for a sati