Chettinad Chicken Curry
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Author prasale Yield No Value
Published Feb 4, 2008 Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Ingredient Chicken Standing Time 30 Minutes
Description: This is a spicy south indian dish that has all capabilities for luring everyone who gets to taste this wonderful Dish

Recipe of Chettinad Chicken Curry

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cummin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Corriander Seeds 2.5 Tablespoons
Javidhri 1 petal Numbers
Staranise 2 petals Numbers
Cloves 5 Numbers
Cardamon 1 Numbers
Cinnamon Stick 1 Numbers
Green Chillies 3 Numbers
Curry Leaves 20 Numbers
Bay Leaves 2 Numbers
Tomatoes 3 Numbers
Onion 1 Numbers
Garlic 3 cloves Clove
Ginger 1 1/2 inch Piece
Sombhu 1.5 Teaspoons
Vendhayam 0.25 Teaspoons
Black Pepper 1 Teaspoons
Poppy Seeds 3 Tablespoons
Pottu Kadalai 2 Teaspoons
Cocunut 2 Tablespoons
Red Chillies 6
Chicken Thighs 2 Lbs

Directions

For Grinding the below mentioned are the Masala needed: *************************************************************** 1 inch of cinnamon 1 cardamom 5 cloves 2 petals of star anise 1 petal of Javidhri / mace 2 1/2 tbsp of Corriander seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon of cummin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon of sombhu / fennel seeds 1/4 teaspoon of vendhayam / fenugreek 1 teaspoon of black pepper 3 tbsp of poppy seeds / kasakasa 2 teaspoons of pottu kadalai / roasted gram dhal 2 tbsp of coconut 10 curry leaves 6 red chillies Chicken Marination: Cut chicken into small pieces, 1 tbsp curd, 5 drops of lemon ********************* juice, little turmeric powder, curry leaves, little red chilli powder, little salt GMP : Add oil in a pan and fry the above ingredients till you can smell the aroma. Then grind the fried ingredients (GMP - Grounded Masala Powder) GGO Paste : Ginger, Garlic, 1/4 onion 1 green chilli - these needs to be pasted finely. (GGO - Ginger, Garlic, Onion) Procedure: ************ Step 1: Add oil to the pan. Add bay leaves, chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves Step 2: Add the GGO Paste and fry till the raw smell of ginger and garlic leaves (for about 10 mints) Step 3: Add turmeric powder, tomatoes and GMP with NO WATER and cook till it leaves oil by the sides of the pan Step 4: Add the marinated chicken cook for around 10 mints and add chopped coriander leaves. This dish can be enjoyed with rice, rotis, dosa, idli or any main course.

Recipe Tips

This dish can be garnished with Cilantro and black pepper
Posted Feb 4, 2008

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5 Comments

vishal Aug 7, 2011
This is an exhaustive but super awesome recipe!! I added 2 tablespoons of Yogurt instead of 1. It was hard to follow some of the steps so i just broke down the steps to make it slightly easier:


Chicken Marination: Cut chicken into small pieces, 1 tbsp curd, 5 drops of lemon ********************* juice, little turmeric powder, curry leaves, little red chilli powder, little salt

For Grinding the below mentioned are the Masala needed: for GMP *************************************************************** 1 inch of cinnamon 1 cardamom 5 cloves 2 petals of star anise 1 petal of Javidhri / mace 2 1/2 tbsp of Corriander seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon of cummin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon of sombhu / fennel seeds 1/4 teaspoon of vendhayam / fenugreek 1 teaspoon of black pepper 3 tbsp of poppy seeds / kasakasa 2 teaspoons of pottu kadalai / roasted gram dhal 2 tbsp of coconut 10 curry leaves 6 red chillies


GMP : Add oil in a pan and fry the above ingredients till you can smell the aroma. Then grind the fried ingredients (GMP - Grounded Masala Powder)

GGO Paste : Ginger, Garlic, 1/4 onion 1 green chilli - these needs to be pasted finely. (GGO - Ginger, Garlic, Onion)


Procedure: ************ Step 1: Add oil to the pan. Add bay leaves, chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves Step 2: Add the GGO Paste and fry till the raw smell of ginger and garlic leaves (for about 10 mints) Step 3: Add turmeric powder, tomatoes and GMP with NO WATER and cook till it leaves oil by the sides of the pan Step 4: Add the marinated chicken cook for around 10 mints and add chopped coriander leaves. This dish can be enjoyed with rice, rotis, dosa, idli or any main course.

vishal Aug 7, 2011
This is an exhaustive but super awesome recipe!! I added 2 tablespoons of Yogurt instead of 1. It was hard to follow some of the steps so i just broke down the steps to make it slightly easier:


Chicken Marination: Cut chicken into small pieces, 1 tbsp curd, 5 drops of lemon ********************* juice, little turmeric powder, curry leaves, little red chilli powder, little salt

For Grinding the below mentioned are the Masala needed: for GMP *************************************************************** 1 inch of cinnamon 1 cardamom 5 cloves 2 petals of star anise 1 petal of Javidhri / mace 2 1/2 tbsp of Corriander seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon of cummin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon of sombhu / fennel seeds 1/4 teaspoon of vendhayam / fenugreek 1 teaspoon of black pepper 3 tbsp of poppy seeds / kasakasa 2 teaspoons of pottu kadalai / roasted gram dhal 2 tbsp of coconut 10 curry leaves 6 red chillies


GMP : Add oil in a pan and fry the above ingredients till you can smell the aroma. Then grind the fried ingredients (GMP - Grounded Masala Powder)

GGO Paste : Ginger, Garlic, 1/4 onion 1 green chilli - these needs to be pasted finely. (GGO - Ginger, Garlic, Onion)


Procedure: ************ Step 1: Add oil to the pan. Add bay leaves, chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves Step 2: Add the GGO Paste and fry till the raw smell of ginger and garlic leaves (for about 10 mints) Step 3: Add turmeric powder, tomatoes and GMP with NO WATER and cook till it leaves oil by the sides of the pan Step 4: Add the marinated chicken cook for around 10 mints and add chopped coriander leaves. This dish can be enjoyed with rice, rotis, dosa, idli or any main course.

vishal Aug 7, 2011
This is an exhaustive but super awesome recipe!! I added 2 tablespoons of Yogurt instead of 1. It was hard to follow some of the steps so i just broke down the steps to make it slightly easier:


Chicken Marination: Cut chicken into small pieces, 1 tbsp curd, 5 drops of lemon ********************* juice, little turmeric powder, curry leaves, little red chilli powder, little salt

For Grinding the below mentioned are the Masala needed: for GMP *************************************************************** 1 inch of cinnamon 1 cardamom 5 cloves 2 petals of star anise 1 petal of Javidhri / mace 2 1/2 tbsp of Corriander seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon of cummin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon of sombhu / fennel seeds 1/4 teaspoon of vendhayam / fenugreek 1 teaspoon of black pepper 3 tbsp of poppy seeds / kasakasa 2 teaspoons of pottu kadalai / roasted gram dhal 2 tbsp of coconut 10 curry leaves 6 red chillies


GMP : Add oil in a pan and fry the above ingredients till you can smell the aroma. Then grind the fried ingredients (GMP - Grounded Masala Powder)

GGO Paste : Ginger, Garlic, 1/4 onion 1 green chilli - these needs to be pasted finely. (GGO - Ginger, Garlic, Onion)


Procedure: ************ Step 1: Add oil to the pan. Add bay leaves, chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves Step 2: Add the GGO Paste and fry till the raw smell of ginger and garlic leaves (for about 10 mints) Step 3: Add turmeric powder, tomatoes and GMP with NO WATER and cook till it leaves oil by the sides of the pan Step 4: Add the marinated chicken cook for around 10 mints and add chopped coriander leaves. This dish can be enjoyed with rice, rotis, dosa, idli or any main course.

ramya Jun 10, 2011
Chettinad chicken curry came out awesome!! thanks for the recipe.

Chrisha Jun 8, 2010
I had prepared this mouth watering, delicious dish for a dinner party. People who ate thought it was from the hotel and kept praising.
Indeed this dish lured everyone as it was excellent and nothing was left.
Thanks for the recipe.
Chrisha

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