Chettinad Chicken | How to make Chettinad Chicken

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BySanjula Thangkhiew
Created on 7th Jul 2015
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  • By Sanjula Thangkhiew
    Created on 7th Jul 2015

About Chettinad Chicken

It is one of the spiciest and most aromatic chicken dish from South India

Chettinad Chicken, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Chettinad Chicken is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Chettinad Chicken has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sanjula Thangkhiew is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Chettinad Chicken, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Chettinad Chicken. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Sanjula Thangkhiew. The recipe of Chettinad Chickenis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chettinad Chicken is 45 minute. This recipe of Chettinad Chicken is perfect to serve 6. Chettinad Chicken is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves6People

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Chettinad Chicken

Ingredients to make Chettinad Chicken

  • 1 kg chicken (washed and cut into medium sized pieces)
  • 1 cup Shallots (small onions)
  • 1 cup Tomatoes chopped
  • ! Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 10 Curry leaves
  • A bunch of fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 8 Garlic cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 tsp Poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper corns
  • !/2 Cumin seeds
  • 2/3 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 6 Dry red chillies
  • 2 Cardamoms
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 6-8 Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to make Chettinad Chicken

  1. Heat oil in a vessel over medium heat. Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns, fennel seeds, red chillis, cardamoms, cinnamon and curry leaves.Stir for 2 mins
  2. Remove from heat, cool and grind to a powder.
  3. Grind ginger, garlic, green chillies and poppy seeds to a paste. Keep aside
  4. Heat oil in a vessel. Add the shallots and curry leaves. Saute till tender and transparent.
  5. Add the paste and cook for a minute.
  6. Now add the chicken, mix well and cook for 5 mins over high flame.
  7. Add salt, turmeric powder and tomatoes and combine well. Reduce the heat and cook for 5 mins.
  8. Pour the coconut milk and transfer the contents to a pressure cooker. Pressure cook for 5 mins or until one whistle.
  9. Once the pressure has released, add the ground masala powder and cook for a couple of minutes over medium heat.
  10. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve.

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