Saturday, November 22, 2008

Chicken Chettinad

RM#2 Day 22
Sambar onions-1cup
Finely chopped tomatoes-1cup
Turmeric pwd-1/2tsp
Curry leaves-10~12cup
Coconut milk-1cup
Coriander leaves for garnish
Salt to taste

Make a Paste Of:
Green chillis-2no.
Poppy seeds-1tsp(soak in warm water for 5mints)
Garlic flakes-8no.

Roast and make a Pwd:
Pepper corns-1/2tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Fennel seeds-3/4tsp
coriander seeds-11/2tbsp
Dry red chillies-6~8no.
Curry leaves-6to7

1.Wash and cut chicken into medium sized pieces.
2.Heat a pan with oil,add small onions and curry leaves and saute till transparent.
3.Add the ground paste and cook for a minute before adding the chicken and cook on high heat for 4mints approx. and do stir the chicken once in a while.
4.Reduce to medium heat,add salt,turmeric and tomatoes and mix well.Cook the chicken for 4-5mints,uncovered.
5.Now add the coconut milk and transfer the contents to a pressure cooker and cook for 1whistle.
6.Once the pressure comes out,mix well.
7.Finally add the ground masala pwd and cook for 3mints.Turn off the flame and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
8.Serve hot with white rice/biryani/chapatis/dosas.

RM Runners:
1. DK 2.Siri3.Srivalli4.Ranji5.PJ6.Curry Leaf7.Medha8.Priya9.Bhawna10.Raaji11.Ruchii12.Anu13.Kamala14.Roopa15.Divya Kudua16.Rekha17.Divya M18.Lakshmi19.Raaga20.Lakshmi Venkatesh21.Sripriya22.Viji23.Kamalika 24. Karuna25.Roochi


vidhas said...

I am goign to substitute potatoes or cuauliflower since i am vegetarian.

Yasmeen said...

I always make chicken on weekends,I'm glad I found your chettinad recipe:)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow Nice lip smacking kurma...

Cham said...

I too make the same way, posted long back. Looks delicious :0

Priya said...

Chettinad chicken looks simply delicious Pavani...

G.Pavani said...

thank u very much my sweet friends for ur lovely comments

karuna said...

this chicken curry takes the cake. loved the gravy

Medhaa said...

this looks delicious i am sure this will be spicy too

Roochi said...

waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw looks just great