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Karaikudi style semi gravy chicken

Niveditha Nive
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Karaikudi style semi gravy chicken RECIPE

Yummy chicken roast with a treat of flavors derived from chettinad cuisine

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Roasting
  • Main Dish
  • Low Calorie

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Marination
  2. Chicken 1/2 kg
  3. Curd 3-4 tbsp
  4. Turmeric powder 1/8 tsp
  5. Salt as for marinating
  6. Gg paste 1 n hlf tsp
  7. Coriander powder 1/2 tsp
  8. Chill powder 1/2 tsp
  9. Grinding
  10. Coriander seeds 1 tsp
  11. Pepper 1 tsp
  12. Red chillis 3-4
  13. Curry leaves 10-12
  14. Grated coconut 2 tbsp
  15. gravy
  16. Oil as required
  17. Mustard seeds hlf tsp
  18. Cloves/lavangam 4
  19. Cinnamon/pattai 1
  20. Fennel seeds/sombu hlf tsp
  21. Onion 2 large
  22. Tomato 1 medium
  23. Gg paste 2 tsp
  24. Chilli powder as required to
  25. Salt as req
  26. Water as req
  27. Coriander leaves


  1. Marinatethe chicken one hr prior to the preparation of the dish.
  2. Heat a tsp of oil in a pan and fry all the grinding ingredients separately. Make a paste of it by adding little bit of water
  3. Now add oil in a kadai n heat it.. Add the mustard seeds to splutter dn d fennel seeds to splutter.Add in the cloves n cinnamon n saute it.
  4. Add the finely chopped onions and fry until they are soft golden. Add in the tomatoes n cook untill mashy and add the gg paste( i'd love to add hero of my nv dishes gg quite a bit more always)
  5. Add the grinded paste untill itz raw smell vanishes. Add in the coriander powder and Chilli powder and salt. Mix well ( Quick Tip:Adding salt to d veggies makes them get cooked soon. Adjust d chilli powder cautiously cz it might turn up the dish sharp in itz spiciness)
  6. Add the chicken. Add a bit of gg paste as it enhances the aroma and pour in some water and cook untill tender. It can be cooked in kadai r whistled in cooker. Adjust the consistency to gravy or semy gravy.
  7. Finally! My fav part add d coriander leaves n serve wit rice, chapathi, roti, dosa, flavored rice like ghee rice

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Diksha Wahi
Diksha Wahi   Aug-16-2017

too good!

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