Chicken Chettinad Recipe


500 gms chicken
75 ml oil
150 gms onions
100 gms tomatoes
2 cinnamon sticks
A few cloves
1 pinch cumin
A handful curry leaves
1 tsp Catch turmeric powder
Salt, to taste
Few coriander leaves
For Paste:
100 gms onions
Grated ginger
2-3 garlic cloves
1 tsp fennel seeds
½ tsp cumin seeds
½ tsp peppercorn
1 tsp Catch red chili powder
100 gms coconut

Accompaniments with Chicken Wings:

  • Kulcha
  • Roti
  • Rice
  • Rasam


1) Grind the ingredients of the paste with Catch red chili powder.

2) Clean and cut the chicken. Marinate the chicken with the paste.

3) Chop the tomatoes, coriander and onions.

4) Heat oil and add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and cumin, sauté.

5) Add the chopped onions and curry leaves. Sauté until the onions are brown.

6) Add the tomatoes and sauté for 15 minutes.

7) Add the marinated chicken and Catch turmeric powder. Sauté for 10 minutes, sprinkling water at intervals.

8) Add enough salt, cover with a lid and cook until done.

9) Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.

Recipe Notes/ Suggestions:

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