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Nagercoil Chicken Curry Recipe | Nanjil Nattu Kozhi Kulambu Recipe

Traditional chicken curry which is also called as nanjil nattu chicken curry which is so flavourful. Taste amazing with roti, rice, paratha, dosa and idlies.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Chicken - 500 grams / ½ kg
  • Oil - ¼ cup
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 small piece
  • Bay Leaf - 1
  • Cardamom / Yelakai - 4
  • Onion - 2 large sliced
  • Curry leaves - 1 spring
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder / Manjal podi - 1 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 2 tblspn
  • Chicken Masala Powder - 3 to 4 tblspn
  • Tomatoes - 4 large chopped
  • Coconut - 1 cup
  • Fennel Seed / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tblspn
  • Water as needed
  • Coriander Leaves / Cilantro for garnishing

Instructions
 

  • Take coconut and fennel seeds in a mixer and make into a fine paste. Set this aside till use.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add in cinnamon, bay leaf and cardamom and saute them.
  • Add in onions and curry leaves and saute this for 5 mins.
  • Now add in salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Saute this till the onions turn golden.
  • Now add in Ginger Garlic Paste and saute for a min.
  • Add in chicken masala powder and saute for a min.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook till it turns mushy.
  • Now add in chicken and toss well with the masala.
  • Add in some water and bring it to a boil. Cover and simmer the pan for 30 to 35 mins.
  • Now add in ground coconut masala and mix well. Cover again and simmer for 15 to 20 mins.
  • Now the oil will float on top. Garnish with coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve with rice.

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