Chettinad Chicken Sambar Recipe

Chettinad Chicken Sambar Recipe
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.
Chettinad Chicken Sambar Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 6.8 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • ½ kg Chicken (pieces)
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • ¼ tsp Coriander Powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 2 Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 Green Chilies (slit opened)
  • 1 cup Toor Dal (cooked)
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds + Urad Dal
  • 2 Dry Red Chilies
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 5 Curry Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • Salt
  • Oil
How to make Chettinad Chicken Sambar:
  • Marinate the chicken with red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and enough salt. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal and dry red chilies and fry them.
  • Add chopped onions, chopped tomatoes; curry leaves green chilies, and ginger and garlic paste.
  • Stir until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the marinated chicken pieces and cook until the chicken changes its color and the raw smell of ginger-garlic paste disappears.
  • Add a cup of water to the mixture and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cooked toor dal and salt. Cook until the oil separates and chicken pieces are well-cooked.
  • Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves to the chicken sambhar.
  • Remove from heat and serve hot, with steamed rice.