Chettinad Recipes

Our Chettinad Recipes section contains recipes of traditional Chettinad cuisine. Chettinad food is one of the spiciest, oiliest and most aromatic in India. Chettinad cuisine is characterized by liberal use of oil and spices. Most Chettinad dishes have generous amounts of peppercorn, cinnamon, bay leaves, cardamom, nutmeg, green and red chilies, etc. Some of the popular Chettinad dishes are varuval. poriyal, and kuzambu. Try our delectable Chettinad recipes.
Chettinad Chicken
Indian cuisine doesn't just have vegetarian delicacies to offer. The south Indian 'Chettinad' style of preparing Chicken is something which deserves to be on your plate.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (29 votes)
Beetroot Halwa
Beetroot Halwa is dish that is generally made during all Indian Festivals. Once it is decorated with Cashews and lots of other dry fruits, there is absolutely no way you can stop yourself from digging into it.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (21 votes)
Chettinad Mushroom Masala
Chettinad Mushroom Masala is a spicy dish from Chettinad cuisine, perfect for mushroom lovers. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Mushroom Masala by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (14 votes)
Chettinad Mutton Curry
Chettinad cuisine is widely known for its spice indulgence in any curry and Chettinad Mutton Curry is just another recipe from this cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Mutton Curry by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Difficult    Rating: 9.1 / 10 (23 votes)
Chettinad Chicken Fry
Chettinad Chicken Fry is a very popular recipe from the Chettinad cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Chicken Fry by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.3 / 10 (3 votes)
Chettinad Chicken Curry
Chettinad Chicken Curry is a yummy treat from the Chettinad cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Chicken Curry by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.4 / 10 (8 votes)
Chettinadu Karuvadu Kolambu
Chettinadu Karuvadu Kolambu is a well-known dry fish curry from Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinadu Karuvadu Kolambu by following this easy recipe.

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Vendakkai More kulambu
This typical South-Indian dish is made with ladies finger and butter milk. It is best eaten with rice and completes a meal, satisfying your hunger to the fullest.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (17 votes)
Baby Corn Capsicum Masala
Enjoy the delicious blend of baby corn and capsicum in a mouth-watering blend of spices. Learn how to make/prepare Baby Corn Capsicum Masala by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 5.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Chettinad Chicken Sambar
Chettinad Chicken Sambar is a mixed recipe, consisting of chicken and sambhar. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Chicken Sambar by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Vendakkai Mandi
A typical Chettinad dish with its prime ingredients being ladies finger and onion, this vegetable curry suites a perfect north or south Indian meal with its healthy yet aromatic touch.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Mushroom Chettinad
This is an all-time favorite recipe in all those who love spicy food. The mushrooms and the cilantro mixed together give such an amazing taste that it instantly peps your mood up.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (10 votes)
Carrot Thayir pachadi
Carrot Thayir pachadi is a refreshing Chettinad recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Carrot Thayirpachadi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 5.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Chettinad Biryani
If you are a fan of Biryanis and have tried the Hyderabadi and Lucknow style of preparing the dish, the authentic Chettinad style is worth some attention. Rich in spices like Coriander, Chillies and Cumin, this is just a mouth-watering delight.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 4.6 / 10 (28 votes)
Keerai Koottu
Spinach contains huge health benefits but if your child does not like to eat greens then keerai kootu is one of the easiest ways to make them eat it and also love it. Keerai kootu is made with finely chopped spinach cooked with moong dal and spices. So, this is a must try to give your family a healthy tasty meal, and be sure that your family members will gorge on this.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Muttai Kulambu
Muttai Kulambu is a Chettinad style of preparing egg curry. The gravy prepared using a melange of spices tastes heavenly with hot steamed rice. Still looking for reasons to taste a mouthful of this dish? Be assured you won't be able to stop at just one.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Chettinad Pepper Chicken
Chettinad Pepper Chicken is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Pepper Chicken by following this recipe.

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Chettinad Egg Curry
Chettinad Egg Curry is a spicy dish that is best had with rice or chapati. Boiled eggs added to a spicy gravy made with tomatoes, coconut milk make this dish totally un-resistible.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Summa Kulambu
Summa Kulambu is generally made in a typical Chettinad recipe style. Generally had during dinners, this dish is generally made during Pongal. It is a hot favorite among kids and adults.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Chow Chow Koottu
Chow Chow Koottu is a delicious Chettinad recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chow Chow Kootu by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.7 / 10 (3 votes)
Paal Paniyaram
We have all tried medu vada but very few of us might have heard of the dish called paal paniyaram. This food item originated from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu and is renowned in entire South India. Deep fried Balls made with urad dal are soaked in coconut milk added with sugar and cardamom. This dessert is mostly made during Diwali.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (7 votes)
Chettinad Kara Kuzhambu
Chettinad Kara Kuzhambu is a very popular recipe in South India. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Kara Kuzhambu by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Difficult    Rating: 5.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Karuvepilai Kulambu
Who does not know the health benefits of curry leaves? Yet, when we find it in our food, we often tend to pick it and not eat. We consider this is only to give a mouth-watering aroma to our food. However, we can intake these leaves once we learn to prepare karuvepilai kulambu. This is tangy chutney made with curry leaves, Bengal gram, toor dal, rice, spice and tamarind or lemon.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Seeyam
A popular tea time snake, Seeyam is a crunchy concoction of coconut, Maida and moong dal. The delight of the crunch when served hot is best suited when served alongside a hot beverage.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Tomato Pachadi
Tomato Pachadi is very popular chutney from the Chettinad cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Tomato Pachadi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   


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