Chicken - 5 drumsticks (cut each into 2 pieces)
Bayleaf,cloves,cardamom - 2 0r 3
Cinnamon-1 inch stick
Onion -1 chopped
Tomato -1 chopped
GingerGarlic paste - 2 0r 3 tsp
G.chillies - 1 0r 2
Cumin powder - 1tsp
Turmeric -1/4 tsp
Freshly grounded pepper - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves-3 springs
* In a pan dry roast poppy seeds for a min or two.then add coconut and fry for another 2 mins. At this stage add chilli,cumin,coriander and turmeric powder and fry for one more min. grind this mixture to a fine paste.
*Once the chicken is cooked add the coconut paste and little water and let it boil and simmer till gravy reaches the desired consistency,add coriander leaves and fresly ground pepper powder before switching of the stove.
*Serve with any type of rice or rotis,naan etc...