Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe

Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe
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Chettinad Chicken Curry is a yummy treat from the Chettinad cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Chicken Curry by following this easy recipe.
Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.4 / 10 (9 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • Roast Without Oil And Grind To Paste
  • 1 tsp Whole Black Pepper
  • 7 Red Chilies
  • 1 tsp Khus Khus
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 2 Cardamoms
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1 inch piece Cinnamon
  • 5-6 Curry Leaves (optional)
  • 2-3 tsp Coconut Powder

    Other Ingredients
  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 2 Medium Onions, finely chopped
  • 1-2 Medium Tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Curry Leaves, for garnishing
  • Coriander Leaves, to taste
How to make Chettinad Chicken Curry:
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry onions in it. When it becomes brown in color, add curry leaves, tomato and ginger-garlic paste. Fry well.
  • When it is fried well and becomes like a paste, put chicken in it.
  • Now, put salt and the ground masala, lemon juice, 2 cups water and cook it in pressure cooker. Allow one whistle making sure that the chicken is tender.
  • When done, transfer it to the pan, sprinkle coriander leaves over it and cook it for 5 minutes.
  • Serve it with steamed white rice.