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Chettinad Chicken Curry

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The Chettinad region in Southern India is well-known for its spicy and rich dishes that have a full flavour.
This delicious chicken curry recipe comes from that region and is a true classic.
Chettinad Chicken Curry

Chettinad Chicken Curry is a dish from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. It is a spicy and flavorful dish that can be eaten with rice or roti.

Chettinad Chicken Curry

 

Chettinad Chicken Curry
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Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe

The Chettinad region in Southern India is well-known for its spicy and rich dishes that have a full flavour.
This delicious chicken curry recipe comes from that region and is a true classic.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chettinad, South Indian

Ingredients for Chettinad Chicken Curry

  • 500 g Chicken washed, cleaned, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Sambar Onions (Shallots ) finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 3 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 3 tsp Coriander Powder
  • a pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • small handful Coriander Leaves finely chopped
  • as per taste Salt

For Tempering:

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Cardamoms
  • 1 tsp Saunf
  • few Curry Leaves

How to make Chettinad Chicken Curry

  • Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
  • Add the tempering ingredients and fry for a minute.
  • Add the chopped onions and saute until golden.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and stir well.
  • Simmer for 30 seconds and add the tomatoes.
  • Add the coriander leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder.
  • Mix well and add the chicken pieces.
  • Add salt and pour 1/2 cup of water.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and stir once. Cover again and bring to a boil.
  • When the chicken is cooked and tender, sprinkle coriander leaves and pepper powder on top.
  • Stir to mix well.
  • Remove from flame and serve hot.

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1 comment

Nitin Balodi August 6, 2014 - 5:03 pm

I will try this 🙂

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