Chettinad Chicken Kulambu Recipe

Chettinad Chicken Kulambu Recipe
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Chettinad Chicken Kulambu is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Chicken Kulambu by following this easy recipe.
Chettinad Chicken Kulambu Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Rating 8.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 503
  • Ingredients:
  • 1/2 kg Chicken
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1Tomato (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chill powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
  • Oil and Salt as required

    Roast and make a paste of:
  • 5 Red Chillies
  • 2 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 7 Garlic (small)
  • 2 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 Cardamoms
  • 1 tsp Peppercorns
  • 5 Cloves
  • 4 tsp Coconut (grated)
  • 5 Curry Leaves
How to make Chettinad Chicken Kulambu:
  • Marinate the chicken in turmeric powder and salt keep aside for five minutes.
  • Roast the red chillies, coriander seeds, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cardamom, peppercorns, cloves, curry leaves and grated coconut in a pan with a little oil. Wet grind to a fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fennel seeds.
  • Once it splutters add onion and fry till it becomes golden brown in color.
  • Add tomatoes and fry till it becomes soft.
  • Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder and fry for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the finely ground paste and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Finally add the marinated chicken, salt and water.
  • Cover, the pan with a lid and cook for about 20 minutes or till the chicken pieces are cooked.
  • Garnish with fired curry leaves and coriander leaves.
Minced meat gravy or dry can be served with rice or roti.