Chicken Chettinad

    Chicken Chettinad is a culinary gem from the Chettinad cuisine and is known for it's traditional south Indian flavors. Chicken Chettinad is a chicken curry recipe with aromat Indian spices and coconut flavor.


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    Ingredients

    • 2 tbsp yogurt
    • 1/2 tbsp chilli powder
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric
    • 500 gms chicken
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp Dry Chettinad Masala
    • 3 whole dry chillies
    • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
    • 3 green cardamoms
    • 1/2 tbsp cumin seed
    • 1 tbsp Fennel seeds
    • 3 cloves
    • 6 pepper corn
    • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
    • 1/2 cinnamon stick
    • 1-2 tsp Wet masala paste
    • 2 onion
    • 1/2 inch ginger piece
    • 5-6 cloves garlic
    • 2 small Tomatoes
    • 1/2 cup freshly grated coconut
    • 2 tbsp water as required

    Directions

    1. Clean chicken thoroughly and add 1/2 tsp salt, red chilli powder, turmeric and yogurt keep it covered in the refrigerator for 30 minutes
    2. Dry roast all the ingredients for dry chettinad masala till they start to emit the aroma.
    3. Allow it to cool and grind to make powder masala. Keep it aside
    4. Dry roast the coconut and grind together all ingredients of wet masala paste and set aside
    5. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan and add wet masala paste in it. 6. Cook it on medium heat till masala starts sticking to the bottom of
    6. When masala is cooked, add marinated chicken pieces to it mix well.When masala is cooked, add marinated chicken pieces to it mix well.
    7. When masala is cooked, add marinated chicken pieces to it mix well.
    8. Cover and let it cook 5 minutes
    9. Add dry chettinad masala powder and stir the content of pan so that chicken is coated well with the masala. Finally, add water and 1/2 tsp salt.
    10. Cover and cook chicken for 15-20 minutes. Keep stirring in between to prevent chicken from sticking to the bottom

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