Fry the onions in oil until they are golden brown. Marinate the chicken pieces for 10 minutes in 2 tsp. of salt, turmeric powder, garam masala , coriander powder, ginger paste and garlic paste. Add the marinated chicken pieces when the onion is fried.
After 10 minutes add the plain yogurt and a cup of water and stir well. Cook for 5 minutes. Then add shredded coconut, red chilli powder, coriander/cilantro leaves and mint leaves. Cover and let it to cook for another 15 minutes or until done.
Note: Yield: 8 Servings, Degree of Difficulty:: Medium