Mar 19, 2016

Kerala Style Chicken Curry Recipe

Whenever i decided to cook any sidedish for my roti, appam or idiyappam, i never make the same curry again, each time i try to make it differently. Few days back i made this curry which has keralan twist to it and it turned out just awesome..

So give this a go and let me know how it turns out for you.

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour
Serves: 4 to 5


For Marination:

Chicken - 750 grams bone in
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Black Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Salt to taste

For Grinding:

Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 2 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tblspn
Cinnamon / Pattai - 4 cm piece
Cardamom / Yelakai - 6
Cloves / Krambu - 6
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblspn
Coriander Powder - 2 tblspn
Kashmiri Chilli Powder - 2 tblspn

For Masala:
Oil - 1/4 cup
Onion - 3 large sliced thinly
Tomatoes - 4 large sliced thinly
Salt to taste
Fresh Coconut - 1/2 cup ground
Coriander leaves a handful


Mix all the marination ingredients in a bowl and set aside.

Grind all the ingredients given in the list to a fine paste and set aside.

Heat 2 tblspn of oil and saute the onion till golden. Add in tomatoes and cook till it is mushed up. Now take this in a blender and puree till smooth.

In the same pan, heat remaining oil and add in the ground masala, saute this till oil separates. Now add in the onion tomato masala and salt and cook till it thickens.

Now add in chicken and mix that through. Cover and cook on a medium heat for 30 to 35 mins till chicken is done.

Now add in coconut paste and cook for a further 15 mins.

Now add in coriander leaves and serve.

Take chicken in a bowl

add salt, turmeric, chilli powder and pepper powder

add ginger garlic paste

mix well and set aside

ingredients for grinding

take it in a blender

add water and make it into a smooth puree

heat little oil in a pan

add onions

cook till golden

add tomatoes

cook that down

cool this and take it in a blender

make it into a smooth puree
heat 1/4 cup of oil in a pan

add the ground spice mix

cook that down

cook till oil separates

add in onion tomato mix

cook that for 5 to 10 mins

add chicken in

mix well

add salt to taste

mix that through

cover with a lid and cook for 35 mins

now chicken is done

i pureed some fresh coconut into a smooth paste

add it in..cook for few more mins

now add coriander leaves



  1. tried it..semmma tastyyyyyyyyyyy !!!!


  3. Turned out awesome! Thanks also for the extra effort in adding the pictorials in all your recipes. :)


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