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Kozhi Kuzhambu(Chicken curry~Chettinad style)

Bindiya Sharma
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kozhi Kuzhambu(Chicken curry~Chettinad style) RECIPE

A flavourful and tempting Chicken curry

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 700-800gms small chicken cleaned and cut in 8-10 pcs
  2. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  3. 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
  4. 8-10 curry leaves
  5. salt acc to taste
  6. 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  7. 2 onions finely chopped
  8. 2-3 green chillies finely chopped
  9. 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  10. 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  11. 1/2 tablespoon coriander seeds
  12. 1/4 cup milk
  13. Tomato puree of 2 tomatoes
  14. 4 tablespoons grated coconut
  15. 3-4 tablespoons oil
  16. handful of coriander leaves washed


  1. Wash the chicken pieces well under running water and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add ginger- garlic paste, salt, red chilly powder,1 tablespoon oil and turmeric powder into the same bowl.Marinate the chicken pieces for 2 hours or preferably overnight.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add curry leaves, coriander seeds and mustard seeds.Turn off flame and grind, after cooling a bit, return to add green chillies and chopped onions and saute until golden brown.
  4. Meanwhile make a fine paste of grated coconut and milk.Now in the same pan add tomato puree and cook till masala starts leaving sides of pan.
  5. Now add the coconut paste and stir continously to make a thick gravy, add the chicken pieces and lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Cover the lid and let the chicken cook till tender(15-20 mins), alternately give one whistle in pressure cooker.Garnish with some coriander n curry leaves and serve with rice.

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Shivani Pawar
Shivani Pawar   Aug-01-2018

Lovely really like to eat this chicken ...I love chicken:smile::smiley::tulip:

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