Kerala Tempting Chicken Curry


Kerala Tempting Chicken Curry

Delicious chicken curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 4 nos Onions finely chopped
  • 4 nos Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger finely shredded
  • 1 tbsp Garlic finely shredded
  • 4 nos Cloves Grambu
  • 1 small Cinnamon Karugapatta
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 4 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 2 tsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tbsp Chicken Curry Powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper coarsely ground
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder Jeerakam
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds powder Perinjeerakam
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • Salt As reqd
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves finely chopped


  • Wash, clean and cut the chicken to medium sized pieces.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  • Add the cloves and cinnamon and when they splutter, add the onions and sautT till they start turning yellow.
  • Add the shredded ginger and garlic and continue to sautT.
  • Add the tomatoes and continue to sautT for a minute.
  • Add the chicken and turmeric powder and mix up well and cover with a lid and cook on medium heat for 10 min.
  • Add coriander powder, chilly powder, chicken curry powder and salt and mix it up well.
  • Add 1 or 2 cups of water depending on how much gravy is desired.
  • Cover and cook for another 10 min.
  • Remove the lid and let the pan remain on the stove till the gravy comes to your desired consistency.
  • Heat a little oil in another pan.
  • Add pepper, freshly powdered cumin and fennel.
  • Roast it for a minute and add it to the chicken and mix well.
  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve hot with pulao, plain rice or chappathis.
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Response (10)
  1. s
    sam June 23, 2008

    What`s this chicken curry powder, u shd either mention the brand or the method to make it.

  2. b
    babyselvaraj November 17, 2008

    delicious, preparation is easy

  3. V
    Vinitha November 16, 2008

    This turned out real good…try it out!!!

  4. D
    Deepa October 26, 2008

    Too gud.

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