Chicken Chettinad

Chicken Chettinad

Here is a spicy chicken recipe as made by Chettiars. Full of flavor and masalas this chicken chettinad recipe will wow your guests.

Ingredients :
-> 500 gm chicken
-> 75 ml oil
-> 150 gm onions
-> 100 gm tomatoes
-> 2 gm cinnamon sticks
-> 2 gm cloves
-> 2 gm cardamoms
-> 5 gm cumin
-> 2 gm curry leaves
-> 10 gm turmeric powder
-> Salt
-> 25 gm coriander leaves
Paste:
-> 100 gm onions
-> 50 gm ginger
-> 50 gm garlic
-> 50 gm fennel seeds
-> 20 gm cumin seeds
-> 25 gm peppercorns
-> 10 gm red chillies
-> 100 gm coconut

Method :

-> Grind the ingredients for the paste.
-> Clean and cut the chicken into 16 pieces. Marinate the chicken with the paste.
-> Chop the tomatoes, coriander leaves and the onions.
-> Heat oil and add the cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and cumin, Saute.
-> Add the chopped onions and the curry leaves. Saute until the onions are golden.
-> Add the tomatoes and saute for 5 minutes.
-> Add the marinated chicken and turmeric powder. Saute for 10 minutes, sprinkling water at intervals.
-> Add enough salt, cover with a lid and cook until done. Add more chilli or pepper if required.
-> Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

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