Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style

Enjoy to Cook & Serve Chicken Chettinad

Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style

Enjoy to Cook & Serve Chicken Chettinad

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Chicken

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 24 Jul 2014

Rating: 3
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25 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

  • Chicken legs cut in 2 or 3 pcs : 1 k gm
    Poppy seeds/khus khus : 2 tsp
    Coconut grated : ½ coconut
    Fennel seeds : 1 tsp
    Coriander seeds : 1 tsp
    Whole jeera : ½ tsp
    Whole red chilies : 6 – 8 no
    Cinnamon : 1”pc
    Green cardamom : 3 no
    Cloves : 2 – 3 no
    Star anise : 1 no
    Turmeric powder : ½ tsp
    Garlic ginger paste : 1 tsp
    Onion chopped : 1 large
    Medium sized tomatoes chopped : 3 no
    Lemon juice (optional) : 1 no
    Curry leaves : 10 – 12 no
    Chopped coriander : few
    Oil : 4 - 5 tsp
    Salt : as reqd

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style Recipe

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Roast whole red chillies, jeera, coriander seeds, fennel seeds and whole garam masala.

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Step 3 Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style Recipe

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When this is roasted, add poppy seeds / khus khus and roast for a minute and keep aside.

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Step 4 Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style Recipe

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In the same pan roast the grated coconut till it turns slightly brown in color.

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Grind the roasted ingredients and coconut together to a fine paste.

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Step 7 Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style Recipe

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Heat oil in a pan and fry chopped onions till golden brown.

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Step 8 Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style Recipe

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Add garlic ginger paste and sauté for 2 - 3 minutes.

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Step 9 Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style Recipe

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Add the curry leaves and ground paste and sauté till the oil separates. You can add a little water to cook the masala.

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Step 11 Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style Recipe

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Add tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and 2 cups of water and cook covered for 5 - 10 minutes till the tomatoes turn soft.

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Step 13 Chicken Curry In Chettinad Style Recipe

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Add the chicken pieces and cook for 10 minutes or till the chicken is tender.

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Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves and serve.

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