Saturday, February 13, 2010

Chicken Liver Perattiyathu

Today when I came home, R had visited the Asian store and this pack of chicken liver was waiting for me. I wanted to make it then 'n there, as it had been a long time since I ate it. Now as usual the next thought was how I want to prepare it. Browsed through a ton of recipes and cooking videos online, but nothing seemed to satisfy me. Finally I decided to come up with a mix-match of all those that I saw. Yeah this is like one of those Jagathy movies where he sees a lot of English movies to come up with a new Malayalam movie :-) Anyways the end result was satisfying!



Chicken Liver- 1 lb
Kashmiri Chilly Powder- 2 tbsp
Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tbsp (Coarsely ground)
Refined Oil- 2 tsp
Water- 1 tbsp + 1/2 cup
Salt- to taste
Small Onions- 2 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste- 2 tbsp
Garam Masala- 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil- 3 tbsp
Curry Leaves- a twig

1. Mix the Chilly Powder, Turmeric Powder, Pepper Powder, Salt and Refined oil well.
2. Add the Liver pieces to this and mix well.
3. Add a tbsp of water to this and completely marinate the liver and keep aside for at least 30 minutes.
4. Blend the small onions in a mixer to a coarse paste. Water is not needed.
5. Heat the coconut oil in a pan and add the curry leaves.
6. Add onion mixture to the oil and saute for a minute.
7. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute until the onion-ginger garlic mixture develops a light brown color.
8. Add the marinated chicken liver and garam masala to this and mix well. Add salt, if needed.
9. Add half a cup of water and close the pan after mixing well. Let it cook for 6-8 minutes.
10. Open the pan and keep stirring until all the water is evaporated and the dish becomes of a dry consistency.
11. Turn off the stove. Garnish with curry leaves and serve.


The liver perattiyathu goes well with Parotta, Roti, Rice and what not!

19 comments:

  1. This sounds like a delicious way to serve chicken livers. I enjoy the flavor, in small amounts, as it is so rich to me. Beautiful recipe!

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  2. Looks so yum, dear....what a tempting color..i am so so hungry!

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  3. ohhw wow...Yummy Fathima...

    Thanks for the support...

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  4. Dear please collect ur awards from my blog. we say chicken liver varattiyathu in our place. luks yummy.

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  5. Oh my ! Am drooling..My friend's mom used to make this and sent for us...and we used to gobble it up in no time...yummm

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  6. your mix-n-match has really worked well.. tempting n inviting dish..

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  7. WOW!!! That sounds yummy & I love chicken in anything.....or chicken anything...... I am crazy... & yes thanks for joining my Panthis.... It really keeps me going......

    Hope 2 c u around more often.....

    Happy Valentines Day!!!!

    Ash...
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  8. Adipoli...nalla masala okke pidichu...iyoooo control poyeettoooooo..Kothivarunnu dear...

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  9. looks delicious,and a very happy valentines day fathima, enjoy ur day and take care...

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  10. Your experiment did work:-).Looks so yummy and a fabulous color.

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  11. Ur Jagathy movie looks like a super hit!!!yum yum :))

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  12. hi dear,

    There is an award waiting for u in my blog. Please accept it!!

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  13. Looks delicious and tempting. Wonderful presentation. New type of dish.

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  14. OMG, slurrp slurrp... I can hardly explain how much I am craving to have some liver and steaming rice!!!

    http://memoryarchieved.blogspot.com

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  15. absolutely delicious!I will take some appam with these!

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  16. Adipoli recipe!!bet it must have tasted great...can't wait to try this recipe.

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  17. Yummy!! I have never tasted this..Great recipe!!

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  18. This lukks very hott...Dear Tounges...,be carefull.....!!

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  19. This is very interesting. I would love to try this one. So new to me. Thanks a lot for introducing this to us.

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