Chettinad Chicken | How to make Chettinad Chicken

By Tania Deb  |  7th Mar 2018  |  
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Chettinad Chickenby Tania Deb
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About Chettinad Chicken Recipe

Being here in South India for few years, loved their recipes. This recipe is an easy version gravy recipe of chicken Chettinad. A spicy yummy chicken gravy that best goes with plain rice.

Chettinad Chicken

Ingredients to make Chettinad Chicken

  • chicken 1/2 kg
  • 2 tablespoon of yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon of salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon of turmeric powder
  • 5-6 tablespoon oil
  • curry leaves 8-10
  • 3-4 tablespoon of grated coconut
  • 1/2 tablespoon of mustard seeds
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 onion,1 inch ginger and 7-8 pods of garlic paste together
  • 1 tablespoon of red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoon of chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

How to make Chettinad Chicken

  1. Marinate the chicken with yoghurt, 1/2 tablespoon of salt, red chilli powder, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and turmeric powder for 30 minutes
  2. Heat oil and temper mustard seeds then curry leaves and sliced onions
  3. Add the marinated chicken and sauté it nicely along with the onion and ginger garlic paste for 5 minutes
  4. Add the grated coconut, green chilli and 2-3 cups of water. Boil covering with a lid till cooked and the water reduces to gravy.
  5. Add chopped coriander leaves and black pepper. Stir well and off the flame.
  6. Let it rest for a minute and serve hot, spicy, full of aroma, an easy and quick Chettinad Chicken

My Tip:

I have shared the easy way of preparing Chettinad Chicken. You can add 2 tablespoon of tamarind pulp to it while cooking.

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