Chettinad Chicken | How to make Chettinad Chicken

By Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra  |  3rd Dec 2017  |  
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About Chettinad Chicken Recipe

Chettinad chicken curry is one of the most delicious chicken curry from Chettinad region ,Tamilnadu...Various spices make this dish soo flavourful and distinct..

Chettinad Chicken, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Chettinad Chicken is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingChettinad Chicken is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Chettinad Chicken is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Chettinad Chickenby Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Chettinad Chicken is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 4. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

Chettinad Chicken

Ingredients to make Chettinad Chicken

  • chicken- 800 gms
  • cinnamon- 1/2 inch stick
  • Green cardamom- 3
  • cloves - 3
  • Black pepper- 1/2 tsp
  • Dry red chili - 4-5
  • cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • coriander seeds- 1 tsp
  • fennel seeds- 2 tsp
  • coconut- 4 tbsp
  • curry leaves- 5-6
  • onion - 2 medium, chopped
  • ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • tomato - 1 chopped
  • garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Green chili - 1-2
  • turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Chili powder - 1/2 tsp

How to make Chettinad Chicken

  1. Heat a pan with 1 tsp oil .add cumin seeds,Coriander seeds, fennel seeds,Cinnamon,cardamom,cloves ,Black pepper and dry red chili ..
  2. Roast all spices till fragrant..then put all spices in a blender along with coconut and blend till smooth.
  3. Then heat the same pan with 3 tbsp of oil..add curry leaves.
  4. Then add chopped onion and saute till light brown.
  5. Then add ginger garlic paste and slit green chili...stir it for a minute.
  6. Now add chopped tomato and stir till tomato get soft ..
  7. Now add chicken,Turmeric powder and chilli powder..stir well
  8. Sprinkle some water..stir it for 4-5 mins or till oil leaves side of the pan..
  9. Then add salt to taste and blended roast spices..give a nice stir to mix well everything..
  10. Once the oil starts to leave ,add 1/2 cup water.
  11. Bring to bubble..Then turn down flame ,cover pan and cook chicken for 10-15 mins or till chicken cook through..
  12. When the chicken get tender .check seasoning..keep gravy as per your desire consistency..
  13. Ready chettinad chicken. Garnish with fried curry leaves... Serve it with rice or malabar parotta or whatever you like..

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