Chettinad Chicken Curry

Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe

Chettinad cuisine is one of the spiciest cuisines in India and is some of the most aromatic spices are used in this. Chettinad chicken is one of the popular dish from Chettinad region, spicy aromatic and cooked in coconut based gravy.

Cooking time
45 min
Preparation time
30 min
Serves
2
4
4
9

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52

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

36

Regular Recipe Score

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This recipe scores more than the regular recipe since it has a good source of protein

Ingredients

To make Chettinad Masala

 

  • 2 whole dry chillies
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 3 green cardamoms
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seed
  • 1 tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 3 cloves 2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 freshly grated coconut

 

Wet Paste

 

  • 2 tablespoon Low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon chilli powder
  • 400 gms chicken 
  • salt to taste 
  • dry chettinad masala

 

To make paste

 

  • 2 red onion
  • 1/2 inch ginger piece
  • 2 small Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp water as required

 

How to make Chettinad Chicken Curry

  • Clean chicken thoroughly and add salt, red chili powder and 2 tablespoons of yogurt keep it covered in refrigerator for 30 minutes
  • Dry roast all the ingredients for dry chettinad masala till all ingredients start to emit aroma
  • Allow it to cool and grind to make powder masala. Keep it aside
  • Grind together all ingredients of wet masala paste and set aside
  • To cook masala for chicken, Heat Saffola oil in a thick bottomed pan and add wet masala paste in it
  • Cook it on medium heat till masala starts sticking to bottom of pan
  • When masala is cooked, add marinated chicken pieces to it mix well. Cover and let it cook 5 minutes
  • Add dry chettinad masala powder and stir the content of pan so that chicken is coated well with masala
  • Finally add water and salt. Cover and cook chicken for 15-20 minutes. Keep stirring in between to prevent chicken from sticking to bottom

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Comments

Its awesome, yummy

Its awesome, yummy

Aug 10, 2015

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its awesome.......simple and tasty.....

its awesome.......simple and tasty.....

Apr 23, 2015

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Awesome chef I will try thanx chef

Awesome chef I will try thanx chef

Apr 23, 2015

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Wow super want more recipeis

Wow super want more recipeis

Jan 24, 2015

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Nice...Yummyyy

Nice...Yummyyy

Jan 10, 2015

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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the dish which i tried from ur tips was...

the dish which i tried from ur tips was awesome

Dec 09, 2014

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thanks for the recipe chef, my doubt is ...

thanks for the recipe chef, my doubt is don't v have to add garlic to it

Dec 08, 2014

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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All rcipeeps are awesomo i tried first t...

All rcipeeps are awesomo i tried first time

Dec 01, 2014

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Its Awesome...i have tried it...thanks f...

Its Awesome...i have tried it...thanks for this recipe...

Dec 01, 2014

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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