Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With Freshly Ground Spices

Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With Freshly Ground Spices is a lip smacking chicken curry that can be served with appams or idiyappam for a hearty meal. Serve it as brunch over the weekends for your family and friends.

Priyanjali Joardar
Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With Freshly Ground Spices
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Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With Freshly Ground Spices is a robust chicken curry packed with flavours, leaving you licking your fingers. 

Dry masala mix of pepper, coriander seeds, cinnamon, fennel and dry red chilly gives Kerala Chicken Curry With Freshly Ground Spices, its beautiful flavor and aroma.

This is a perfect recipe when affected with cough and cold too! When you feel like eating aromatic non-vegetarian food on a rainy or cloudy day, this chicken side dish is a win-win recipe.

Serve the Kerala Chicken Curry With Freshly Ground Spices along with Kerala Style Appam Recipe (Without Yeast) or Ghee Rice Recipe | Neychoru and a side of Meen Varuthathu Recipe - Kerala Style Fish Fry for a complete meal. 

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Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

55 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 500 Chicken , medium sized pieces
  • 1 Onion , roughly chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 8 Curry leaves
  • Coconut Oil
  • Salt , as per taste
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk , or grated fresh coconut
  • To Be Dry Roasted And Ground
  • 1 tablespoon Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 2 Dry red chillies

How to make Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe With Freshly Ground Spices

  1. To prepare Kerala Chicken Curry With Freshly Ground Spices, get prep with all the ingredients and marinate chicken with curd and salt for 2 hours.

  2. To make the fresh masala.

  3. In a shallow frying pan, dry roast the  peppercorns, coriander seeds, cinnamon stick, fennel and dried red chilies.

  4. Roast for about 5 minutes on medium-low flame. Then turn off the flame, allow it to cool and grind to a corase powder using a mixer-grinder. 

  5. Heat oil in kadai, add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add onion and curry leaves. Sauté.

  6. When onions are lightly brown, add ginger, garlic, and sauté for a minute.

  7. Add chicken, half of the ground masala, and salt. If using grated or desiccated coconut, add in.

  8. Mix them, cover with a lid, simmer and cook till the chicken is almost done, for about 15-20 minutes at least. Keep sautéing occasionally to avoid charring.

  9. If using coconut milk, add it now, and simmer for five more minutes till well combined and cooked.

  10. Lastly, add the reserved half of the ground masala and give it a nice stir.

  11. Keep it covered for 5-10 minutes before serving, to help the flavors combine well. 

  12. Serve the Kerala Chicken Curry With Freshly Ground Spices along with Kerala Style Appam Recipe (Without Yeast) or Ghee Rice Recipe | Neychoru and a side of Meen Varuthathu Recipe - Kerala Style Fish Fry for a complete meal. 

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Last Modified On Thursday, 29 November 2018 16:14
     
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