Chicken Chettinad


Dry roast and grind to a paste:-
2 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp black pepper
1 tbsp poppy seeds
1 tbsp cumin seeds
3/4 tbsp fennel seeds
5 no's Dried red chillies
3 no's cloves
2 no's cardamom
1 inch cinnamon stick
1 no staranise (small)
Few curry leaves
1/4 cup grated coconut
Other ingredients:-
1/4 cup oil
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
3 no's green chillies
Curry leaves
1 1/2 tsp each of finely chopped ginger and garlic
1/4 cup finely chopped tomato
Turmeric powder
1/2 kg Chicken with bones, marinated with salt and turmeric
1 tbsp lime juice
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves
For tempering:
1 tbsp oil
curry leaves


1. In a deep kadhai, heat oil.
2. Add onions, chillies, curry leaves, ginger and garlic. Sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
3. Add chicken and turmeric and sear on a medium flame for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, little water, salt and mix well.
4. Cover and cook on a medium flame till chicken is almost cooked.
5. Add ground paste and simmer till masala is well coated and chicken is cooked. You may add water to adjust consistency.
6. Add lime juice and mix well.
7. Make tempering with oil and curry leaves and pour over chicken. Top with coriander.


Chicken Chettinadis a classic Indian recipe, from the region of Chettinad in Tamil Nadu. IFN has the perfect recipe for making the tastiest Chicken Chettinad. Try Chicken Chettinad recipe at your home and make your loved one happy with the great taste of Herbs and spices used in it. It can be made in two styles Curry and Dry.

Other Names:

Chicken Chettinad


Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:26am


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