One of the chicken curry we make.. Goes well with chappati, paratha, Bread, poori,idiyappam, rice, dosa and Idly Paste1 a handfull shallots, 2 tbsp pepper corns(Can be adjusted as per taste), a handful curry leaves - Fry this well with 2 tbsp of oil. Let it cool and grind to a fine paste and keep aside Paste2 - make paste with the below ingrdients Ginger - 2 inch piece garlic - 10 pods cinnamon -1 inch cloves - 4 elachi - 1 Paste3 Coconut paste Other Ingredients oil salt turmeric powder Chilli powder Dhaniya Powder water now in kadai, add oil, add the paste 2 and saute well. Once the raw smell is gone, add the washed chicken, salt, turmeric powder and cook for 5 to 10 min till all the excess water in chicken is dried. Now add the paste1, chilli powder(as per taste), dhaniya powder(3tbsp) and water(as per the required consistency) and allow the chicken to cook well. Once the chicken is cooked, add the coconut paste. Allow it to boil once and turn off. Garnish with corriander leaves. Same receipe can be followed with Mushroom also. but for mushroom, I cook it in pressure pan for 1 whistle, open and add the coconut paste and allow one boil.