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Chicken Stew.

Latha Nair
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Chicken Stew. RECIPE

A traditional Kerala dish . Can be made with mutton & beef also. Usually taken with aapam, idly,dosa, or even rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Chicken 250g, cut into small pieces.
  2. Water 1 to 11/2 cups
  3. Thick coconut milk 2 Cups
  4. Thin Coconut milk 2 cups.
  5. Small onion chopped 2 cups
  6. Ginger paste 1tsp
  7. Garlic paste. 1tsp
  8. Coriander powder 4 tsp
  9. White pepper powder 3 tbsp
  10. Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  11. Onion sliced 1
  12. Green chillies 6 .
  13. curry leaves
  14. Salt
  15. Coconut oil


  1. Heat a big kadai with 2 tbsp of oil. Add chopped ginger & garlic paste. Fry well.
  2. Then add small onion & curry leaves. Fry till done.
  3. Add chicken pieces along with coriander powder , pepper , garam masala & salt. Stir well for 1 min.
  4. Add water. Cover cook on medium flame till almost done. Open the lid & add thin Coconut milk , sliced onion & green chillies. Stir well.
  5. Adjust seasoning, coriander powder, garam Masala, pepper. Add if needed. Cover & cook.
  6. When onions r cooked, & gravy is very thick, ,open & add thick Coconut milk. Stir well.
  7. When the gravy is thick & chicken s well cooked, remove. Add 1 or 2 tbsp of coconut oil & a little more curry leaves.
  8. Serve hot .

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Aarti Shinde
Aarti Shinde   Mar-30-2019

Tried this dish. Turned out yummy :yum:. Thanks

Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Apr-13-2018

Such an amazing recipe.

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