Friday, October 8, 2010

Kuttanadan Chicken Curry

This  recipe is borrowed from Sarah’s Vazhayila. Thanks to Sarah for this wonderful recipe. I have made slight changes and here it is.
Kuttanadan style chicken 9
Ingredients:          Chicken                               --   1/2 kg
         Onion                                   --   1 medium size
         Green chili                         --   2 –3
         Ginger chopped              --   1 tsp
         Garlic chopped                --   3-4 cloves
         Crushed peppercorns   --   2 tsp
         Coconut milk                    --   1 cup
         Garam masala                 --   1 tsp
         Bay leaves                         --   1
         Cinnamon stick               --   1
         Cloves                                 --   1
         Star anise                          --   1
         Curry leaves                    --   1 Spring
         Oil                                         --   2tbsp
         Salt                                       --   to taste
Preparation of Kuttanadan Chicken curry
Clean and cut the chicken into medium size pieces.
Heat oil in a pan and add curry leaves,ginger,garlic, bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cloves and star anise.Saute it for a minute. Add chopped onions and green chillies and saute until they are translucent.
Kuttanadan style chicken 1   Kuttanadan style chicken 2 
Add Garam masala and crushed peppercorns and fry for half a minute. Add the chicken pieces and mix it well.
Kuttanadan style chicken 3   Kuttanadan style chicken 4 
Let the chicken cook. Add required amount of water depending on the amount of water coming out of the chicken. When the chicken is 95% cooked, add the coconut milk and simmer for another 10 minutes .
Kuttanadan style chicken 5   Kuttanadan style chicken 6  
Serve hot. This pairs well with appam, idyappam, ghee rice etc..
Kuttanadan style chicken 8


  1. That is a very delicious looking chicken dish..nicely taken pictures!

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  2. Hi Nitha,

    Yummy dear...delicious...beautiful presentation...


  3. Sarah has wonderful collection of recipes..this one is nice too...but your one looks very delicious too..loved the click...

  4. never added coconut milk to chicken curries but it looks wonderful and creamy. love sarah's blog and now that we are planning our trip to Kerala cant wait to taste some goodies that I've drooled at her space.

  5. Nice recipe very different from the curries I tried earlier.

  6. looks yummy dear kandittu kazhikkan tonnunnu

  7. Awesome Clicks.Chicken curry looks delicious.

  8. Neat presentation...looks lovely..thanx for sharing..

  9. ohhh what a delicious chick, loving ur first chick is my week point :P

  10. looks rich...wud like 2 give it a shot sometime

  11. Yummy Chicken curry.. nadan curries are the best!

  12. Delicious chicken curry...Coconut milk ulla ella dishesum njangalde favorite annu..

  13. Looks so flavourful! Just the one I need now!

  14. hey Nitha !!! glad to know that u liked it...ur picture looks so good ...
    ah pinne Merry;s husband Ciji is my Hubby's School friend..we are from same place , do u guys stay close to them??

  15. Adipoli chicken curry..kanditu eniku vishakunne..:-)

  16. WOW, curry looks sooooooooooooooo yumm! Arrgh...I want some pls...:)