Kerala Style Chicken Curry | How to make Kerala Style Chicken Curry

By Garima Gautam  |  29th Feb 2016  |  
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About Kerala Style Chicken Curry Recipe

Bored of eating regular chicken curries then try this spicy Kerala Style Chicken Curry which is packed with flavours of various spices and curry leaves. Kerala Style Chicken Curry is a spice – rich chicken curry preparation. It is a traditional spicy delicacy with an outstanding flavor of cardamom and a lot of other spices. The fresh cardamom flavor from God’s own country makes the dish simply exotic. This spice-rich chicken curry preparation of Kerala has regional variations in terms of ingredients used. It is prepared in many ways.Kerala Style Chicken Curry can be made with or without coconut milk. In the Chicken Curry roasted coconut masala can also be added to enhance the flavor of the curry.The zesty aroma and flavor of coconut adds a unique touch to this chicken recipe. This Kerala Chicken Curry is a South Indian recipe best served with plain rice, roti, chapatti or pulao and appam!

Kerala Style Chicken Curry

Ingredients to make Kerala Style Chicken Curry

  • 1 kg chicken
  • 5 tsp coriander Powder
  • 3 tsp chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Black pepper Powder
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala (Ground Spices such as cumin, coriander and cardamom)
  • 4 tsp ginger Paste
  • 4 tsp garlic Paste
  • 4 tomatoes, Diced
  • 3 Large onions, Diced
  • 6 Green Chilles
  • 3 tbsp Soya Sauce
  • 4 tbsp mustard Oil
  • 10 to 13 curry leaves

How to make Kerala Style Chicken Curry

  1. Clean the chicken and make some deep slit in the pieces.
  2. Take a small bowl and combine 1 teaspoon garam masala, coriander powder,chilli powder, turmeric, pepper powder.
  3. Add ginger and garlic paste to the spice mixture and blend everything properly.
  4. Marinate chicken in this mixture for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat oil in pan and fry diced onions, green chilles and curry leaves. Let it cook till the time onion becomes brown.
  6. Add remaining ginger and garlic paste and garam masala to the pan. Add chopped tomatoes and let it cook till it become soft. Add soya sauce and mix everything well.
  7. Finally add chicken and 1/2 cup of water. Cover the pan and let it boil.
  8. Remove the cover for 2 or 3 times and let the chicken cook from both the sides till is roasted. Garnish it with curry leaves and enjoy.

Reviews for Kerala Style Chicken Curry (11)

Arpita Dea year ago

Awesome taste. Loved the recipe!!

Shivani Pawar2 years ago

Yummicious chicken

suganya V2 years ago


Yuvraj Singh2 years ago


Cinni Thomas2 years ago


Rekha Unni2 years ago

Made it today it was yum

Sukhmani Bedi3 years ago

Very nice

Sam Lazaro4 years ago


Shambhavi Gupta4 years ago

Awesome dish garima

Seema Pathak4 years ago

Can't wait to try. Fabulous!

Pallavi Iyer4 years ago

This looks delicious.Definitely going to try.

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