Nadan Chicken Curry | Kerala Nadan Kozhi Curry

Nadan Chicken Curry | Kerala Nadan Kozhi Curry

Nadan Chicken Curry | Kerala Nadan Kozhi Curry

Nadan Chicken Curry is a simple and delicious dish made by cooking chicken in a freshly grounded masala spices and coconut milk. This chicken dish is unique for its taste. Kerala Nadan Kozhi Curry has an amazing flavors from the freshly grounded spices and from tempering with curry leaves. This Kerala Nadan Kozhi Curry goes well with plain rice, roti, paratha, nei choru etc. This chicken curry cooked in a freshly grounded masala spices and coconut milk and the recipe is well written with full details.
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people



  • Cut chicken into medium size pieces.
  • Marinate in yoghurt for about half an hour.
  • :- Personally, I feel bone-in chicken gives the curry a better flavour.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Saute the shallots, green chillies, ginger, garlic and curry leaves, until the shallots are clear.
  • Add red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and black pepper and saute for a few more mins.
  • Add the marinated chicken and salt and saute, until the chicken changes color.
  • Add enough water to cover the chicken.
  • Cover and allow it to cook.
  • While the chicken is cooking, saute the potatoes and the tomatoes in another pan.
  • Add it to the curry and continue cooking it with the lid on.
  • Dry roast cardamom, fennel, cinnamon and cloves.
  • Grind them together into a smooth paste and add it to the curry and cook with the lid off.
  • Once the gravy gets a little thicker, add the coconut milk.
  • Remove from flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • :- Kerala Nadan Chicken Curry is ready.
  • :- Serve Kerala Nadan Kozhi Curry with any of the Indian breads or rice.
  • :- For best results prepare this Kerala Nadan Chicken Curry in an earthern pot(Mann Chatti).
  • :- Play around with the spices to suit your mood!


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Response (14)
  1. K
    Karuna January 8, 2009

    great recipe!!!

  2. f
    first time cook November 10, 2007

    This recipe is really worth the try !Easy and not too complicated ;really loved it! Thanks for the recipe .

  3. m
    merin tom January 21, 2008

    nice one, my family loved it…

  4. P
    Pradeep June 24, 2007

    Wonderful..this works very very well..Try just according to the reciepe..

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