KUKU WA KUPAKA

Kuku wa kupaka is basically Kienyeji chicken cooked in thick coconut sauce!

INGREDIENTS

1 Whole Kienyeji Chicken (free range chicken)
2 Tomatoes
1 Red Onion
1Teaspoon Whole Cumin Seeds
1 Star Anise Spice
4 Whole Cardamom
1 Tablespoon Curry Powder
1 Tablespoon Chicken Masala Spice
Salt to taste
2 Cups Coconut Milk

METHOD

Add onions to pan with 2 tablespoons oil. Fry until onions softened. Add the cumin, star anise and cardamom to pan, cook until spices start to sputter or split
Add the chopped tomatoes. Fry until tomatoes turn paste like. Add the curry powder and chicken masala spice. Fry 3 minutes

Add the coconut milk

Simmer sauce 3 minutes until thickened

Add the pre boiled kienyeji chicken

Fry the chicken in the sauce 5 minutes

Pour into the chicken 1 cup water. Add in the ginger garlic paste

Cook until the gravy thickens

Serve over some rice, with chapati or ugali

KUKU WA KUPAKA


Recipe by Mulunga Alukwe


Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 30 Minutes
Total time: 40 Minutes
Yield: 3 Servings
Ingredients

  • 1
    Whole Kienyeji Chicken
  • 2
    Tomatoes
  • 1
    Red Onion
  • 1 Teaspoon
    Whole Cumin
  • 1
    Star Anise
  • 4
    Whole Cradamom
  • 1 Tablespoon
    Curry Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon
    Chicken Marsala Spice
  • Salt
    to taste
  • 2 Cups
    Coconut Milk

Cooking Directions

  1. Add onions to pan with 2 tablespoons oil. Fry until onions softened. Add the cumin, star anise and cardamom to pan, cook until spices start to sputter or split
  2. Add the chopped tomatoes. Fry until tomatoes turn paste like
  3. Add the curry powder and chicken masala spice. Fry 3 minutes
  4. Add the coconut milk. Simmer sauce 3 minutes until thickened
  5. Add the pre boiled kienyeji chicken. Fry the chicken in the sauce 5 minutes
  6. Pour into the chicken 1 cup water. Add in the ginger garlic paste
  7. Cook until the gravy thickens
  8. Serve over some rice, with chapati or ugali

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