Kozhi Masala


Kozhi Masala

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



  • Make cuts all over the chicken.
  • Grind the coconut well and keep aside.
  • Grind coriander, turmeric, chillies, spices and the broken nuts together.
  • Mix this and a little of the salt in some curd, spread all over the chicken and marinate for 2 hrs.
  • Melt ghee in a pan and fry the onions to golden brown colour and keep it aside.
  • Fry the chicken evenly.
  • Blend the ground coconuts, curd and 3 cups of water and mix it with the chicken.
  • Add the fried onions and close the lid and simmer over a slow fire turning it from time to time till the chicken is soft and the gravy is thick.
  • :-Cut into pieces and serve.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Response (12)
  1. a
    akhila March 30, 2004


  2. P
    Priya Uday February 24, 2004

    Too tiresome preparation!

  3. L
    Liya Thajudeen September 20, 2008

    Fantastic Receipe. I tried., its very tasty.

  4. J
    Joe-B May 17, 2010

    I tried this recipe and enjoyed this. It has a totally different smell must be from the cashews and the ghee used. I have a suggestion not to use too much of the grated coconut…maybe half a cup ..but overall I really liked it…Thanks Ms.Varghese

Leave a comment
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Recipe Rating

Indian Grocery Online