how to prepare chicken xacuti, goan chicken xacuti recipe
    Goan Chicken Xacuti
    how to prepare chicken xacuti, goan chicken xacuti recipe
    how to prepare chicken xacuti, goan chicken xacuti recipe

    Goan Chicken Xacuti


    December 30, 2017

    Goan Chicken Xacuti Recipe is a very traditional and occasional dish prepared in Goa. Goan Chicken xacuti recipe has ingredients like coconut, whole spices, nutmegs and star aniseed which gets better taste. I enjoy to prepare Goan Xacuti (Shakuti) at all occasions at my residence. Check our other chicken recipes

    • Prep: 25 mins
    • Cook: 45 mins
    • Yields: 8 Servings

    Ingredients for Goan Chicken Xacuti

    1 kg chicken, cut into pieces

    1 tsp turmeric powder for marination

    1 tsp salt

    Xacuti Marination Masala

    3 inch ginger

    10 cloves garlic

    1⁄2 bunch coriander

    4 green chilies

    Xacuti Onion Mixture

    1 tsp oil

    2 sliced onions

    2 green chilies, chopped

    2 inch ginger

    10 cloves garlic

    1+1/2 cups coconut, grated

    Xacuti Roasting Masala

    3 inch cinnamon

    3 cardomons peeled

    1 tsp aniseeds (saunf)

    1 tsp peppercorns

    1 tbsp poppyseeds (kuskus)

    2 tbsp coriander seeds

    9 kashmiri red chilies

    1 star anise

    1 mace, flower (javitri)

    1⁄4 inch nutmeg

    1 tsp turmeric powder

    Xacuti Cooking

    2 tbsp oil

    2 large chopped onions

    2 slit green chilies

    1/2 cup water

    Directions for Goan Chicken Xacuti

    1Grind together ginger, garlic and coriander, chillies to a paste.

    2Apply salt, tumeric powder and the grinded paste to the chicken and keep aside for 30 minutes

    3In the frying pan put oil and saute the sliced onions, green chillies, ginger, garlic till the onions are tender (3 minutes)

    4Add the grated coconut and fry for another 10 to 12 minutes till the onions are roasted or crispy brown and keep aside.

    5Heat frying pan and roast kashmiri chillies for a few seconds and keep aside

    6Then roast the cinnamon, cardomons, aniseeds, peppercorns, poppyseeds (kuskus), coriander seeds, star anise, mace flower (javitri), tumeric

    7Grind together the xacuti onion mixtu re and xacuti roasted mixture to a fine xacuti masala paste.

    8Heat 2 tbsp oil in a frying pan add chopped onions and green chillies and fry till onions are tender

    9Add the marinated shakuti chicken pieces and nicely stir and cook on high heat for atleast 3 minutes

    10Then add the grinded xacuti masala paste and cook for another 5 minutes and add water and cook for another 10 minutes till the shakuti chicken is tender

    11Garnish the Goan Chicken Xacuti (Shakuti) with coriander leaves.

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