Chicken_Chettinad_Curry
Ravishing Regional Delights

Chicken Chettinad Curry

  • 20m

    prep time

  • 30m

    Cook Time

  • 27

    Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ½ kilogram Chicken
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric pwd
  • ½ teaspoon Red chilly pwd
  • ¼ teaspoon Lemon juice
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1or2 Red chilly
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper corns
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 1 Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Chana dal
  • 1 Star anise
  • 5 to 6 Cashewnuts
  • 1 Bayleaf
  • 2 Red chilly
  • 1 cup Onions chopped
  • 1 cup Sliced tomato
  • ½ cup Mint and coriander leaves
  • ½ teaspoon Red chilly pwd
  • Salt , to taste

Nutrition information

Nutrition information coming soon.

Preparation

  • Wash and chop the chicken to bite sized pieces.

  • Prepare a marinade with turmeric powder, salt, red chili powder and lemon juice.

  • Mix well and add the chicken pieces.

  • Coat the chicken with masala paste prepared above and allow to marinate for 1 hour.

  • Meanwhile dry roast the red chilly, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, black peppercorns, grated coconut, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, chana dal, star anise and cashewnuts.

  • Allow to cool and grind it in a blender with little water to coarse paste.

  • Heat oil in a frypan.

  • Add the bay leaves and saute for a minute.

  • Add red chilly and onions.

  • Saute till transculent.

  • Add ginger garlic paste and toss.

  • Add the sliced tomatoes, mint and coriander leaves.

  • Stir well till oil separates.

  • Now add the marinated chicken pieces.

  • Combine well with the masala in high flame for 2 minutes.

  • Turn the heat to medium low and add red chilly powder.

  • Check for salt.

  • Add ¼ cup of water and cook the chicken covered with lid.

  • Once the chicken is done, simmer the flame till the gravy reaches the desired consistency.

  • Add few drops of fresh lemon juice.

  • Turn off flame.

  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander and curry leaves.

  • Authentic delicious Chettinad chicken curry is ready to serve.