Chettinad Chicken Recipe

Chettinad Chicken Recipe

Chettinad Chicken is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chetinad Chicken by following this easy recipe.
Chettinad Chicken Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.3 / 10 (29 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Ingredients:
  • 1 kg Chicken (washed and chopped into fine pieces)
  • 3/4 inch Ginger
  • 2 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 1½ tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 1½ tsp White Poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 twigs of Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 4 Onions (medium-sized)
  • 2 tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 4 Green Chilies
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp of Kalpasi (optional)
How to make Chettinad Chicken:
  • Smear the chicken pieces with turmeric powder and salt.
  • Now heat the oil in a large pan. Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, black peppercorns, poppy seeds, green chilies, and curry leaves and if available Kalpasi to it.
  • Sauté and take out the spices. Keep it aside.
  • Now add finely chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste in the remaining oil.
  • Fry till the onions turn golden brown.
  • Now add tomato, coriander powder, sauted spices and chicken to the above.
  • Add salt according to taste and fry the mixture for another 5 minutes.
  • Put the lid and let the chicken cook for about half an hour.
  • The gravy would turn almost dry. Occasionally add little water, if required.
  • When the chicken becomes tender, put off the flame.
  • Chettinad Chicken is ready to serve.


Reviews and Ratings:
Sridaran posted 12/06/2011
Please mention ingredients in tamil
Mageswari posted 17/04/2010
Pls put some name in tamil version in bracket. so it ll be very use ful for all peoples. It is very good receipe
Unknown posted 24/08/2008
I tried this recipe for today's lunch and it came out just excellent. I have never prepared any chicken dish tastier than this. Thanks for sharing.

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