Chicken Shakuti II (chicken cooked in coconut)

1Kg chicken, cut into desired pieces (or or off the bone)
Dry roast the following in a large pan (until coconut is a light brown,
taking care not to burn the spices):
2 tsp coriander seeds
8 dried Kashmiri chilies
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
5 peppercorns
2 tsp peanuts (unsalted)
1/2 coconut, grated
1 tsp turmeric
4 cardamoms
6 cloves
1 inch piece of cinnamon
1 lemon
salt to taste

Add the turmeric, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon to the roasted spices and
finely grind. Fry the spice mixture in some ghee for a few minutes. Add the
chicken and brown. Add salt and a little water and simmer until chicken is
cooked. Sprinkle over lemon juice a few minutes before serving.

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