Kerala Chicken Masala Recipe

Kerala Chicken Masala Recipe
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Kerala Chicken Masala is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Kerala Chicken Masala by following this easy recipe.
Kerala Chicken Masala Recipe
Preparation Time 25 Minutes
Cooking Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 64.9
  • 4 Tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1 whole Chicken (chopped)
  • 10 Red Chilies (finely grinned)
  • ½ tsp Pepper Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Fennel Seeds (finely grinned)
  • 2 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 50 gm Garlic Paste
  • 5 Cloves (crushed)
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick (crushed)
  • 100 gm Shallot (chopped in cube)
  • 5 Green Chilies (slit in the middle)
  • 1 strand Curry Leaves
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste
How to make Kerala Chicken Masala:
  • Take a heavy bottom saucepan and place it at a medium heat then pour oil into it.
  • Add the green chilies and fry it for a minute.
  • To it now add turmeric, fennel, red chili, cloves, ginger, garlic and cinnamon.
  • Stir fry for five minutes or when it smells aromatic.
  • Mix the shallot and stir for three minutes then add the tomatoes with salt.
  • For seven minutes stir it fry then add the chicken pieces.
  • Pour water after stirring it for ten minutes then lower the flame and tight seal the saucepan.
  • Fifteen minutes later open the lid and stir the chicken then cover it for another ten minutes or when it is tender.
  • Turn off the flame when the meat is cooked and appears dry.
Best serve it with roti, pulao, veg-briyani or rice.