Kerala Simple Chicken Stew


Kerala Simple Chicken Stew

Chicken stew in Cow`s milk
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 kg Chicken
  • 1 no Potato cut into small pieces
  • 3 nos Onions finely chopped
  • 3 nos Green chillies cut slit open length-wise
  • 1 tbsp Garlic cut into thin pieces
  • 1 tbsp Ginger cut into thin pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups Milk full fat
  • 1 tsp Allpurpose flour Maida
  • 4 small Cinnamon crushed, Karugapatta
  • 4 nos Cloves Grambu
  • 4 nos Cardamom crushed, Elakka
  • 3 stems Curry leaves
  • 4 tsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • Salt As reqd


  • Cook cut pieces of chicken with vinegar, potatoes, salt and a little water in a pressure cooker, upto 1 whistle.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • SautT onions, green chillies, garlic and ginger in this order.
  • Add crushed cinnamon sticks, cloves and cardamom and sautT, till onions turn brown.
  • SautT, till the fresh smell of masala leaves.
  • Add the above mixture to the cooked chicken.
  • Cover and bring everything to a boil.
  • Dissolve the maida in milk and add this to the cooked chicken.
  • Allow the contents to boil and stir it often.
  • Turn off the flame immediately after it boils.
  • Check for the salt.
  • :- Serve hot with appams.
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Response (2)
  1. U
    Usha January 18, 2008

    It is a lovely simple recipe. I managed to make it in less than 15mts.
    Thank you. As recommended had with appams.

  2. J
    Jijo Francis June 12, 2011

    We tried it. Its very tasty and light. Happy stomach ….We have also added fried raisins and cashew nuts at top. That made an additional flavor. We had this with chappatis. Thank you very much .. Shalet..

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