Chettinad Chicken Recipe

A popular spicy Chettinad preparation of chicken simmered in roasted and ground spices.

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Ingredients for Chettinad Chicken Recipe

  • As required Ingredients for roasted ground masala powder
  • 1.50 tablespoon Coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Fennel seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon Black peppercorn
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 No.s Mace
  • 4 No.s Cardamom
  • 4 No.s Clove
  • 1 stick Cinnamon piece
  • 1 No.s Star anise
  • 4 No.s Red chillies
  • 1/2 cup Dessicated coconut
  • As required Ingredients for chicken gravy
  • 500 gram Chicken curry cuts
  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 20 No.s Curry leaves
  • 150 gram Shallots
  • 2 No.s Tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger garlic
  • As required Roasted masala powder

Directions: Chettinad Chicken Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.In a hot pan, dry roast on low heat 1 ½ tbsp coriander (dhaniya) seeds, 1 tbsp fennel (saunf) seeds, ¾ tsp black peppercorn, 1 tsp cumin (jeera)seeds, 1 whole mace, 4 cardamom (elaichi), 4 clove (lavang), 1 cinnamon (dalchini) stick, 1 star anise, 4 dry red chilies for 3 minutes.

step 2

  • STEP 1.Then add ½ cup desiccated coconut and continue to roast till coconut changes color.

step 3

  • STEP 1.Allow the roasted spices to cool. Then transfer them to the small grinder jar and blend to a coarse powder. Keep aside.

step 4

  • STEP 1.To prepare the chicken, in a large mixing bowl add 500 gms chicken curry cuts, ¾ tsp turmeric (haldi) powder, ½ salt, 1 tsp lime juice. Mix together well with the chicken pieces and ensure the chicken is well coated. Allow the chicken to rest for 15 minutes.

step 5

  • STEP 1.In a kadai, add 2 tbsp oil, 15 to 20 curry leaves, 150 gm shallots halved. Saute till onions are translucent.

step 6

  • STEP 1.Add 2 tomatoes sliced and cook till the tomatoes become soft.

step 7

  • STEP 1.Add 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste and mix well. Fry till the raw smell goes.

step 8

  • STEP 1.Next add the marinated chicken and mix and cook on high heat for 2 minutes.

step 9

  • STEP 1.At this stage add the roasted masala powder and salt to taste. Mix thoroughly.

step 10

  • STEP 1.Cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Open and stir well.

step 11

  • STEP 1.Then add ¾ cup of water and mix.

step 12

  • STEP 1.Cover and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes.

step 13

  • STEP 1.After 15 minutes the chicken will be cooked tender and the gravy will have thickened.

step 14

  • STEP 1.Serve hot
Nutrition
value
2054
calories per serving
136 g Fat108 g Protein132 g Carbs89 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    136g
  • Protein
    108g
  • Carbs
    132g
  • Fiber
    89g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    132g
  • Protein
    108g
  • Fiber
    89g

Fats

  • Fat
    136g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    1598mg
  • Iron
    26mg
  • Vitamin A
    3526mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    33mg
  • Vitamin B6
    3mg
  • Vitamin B9
    154mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    98mg
  • Vitamin E
    14mg
  • Copper
    3mcg
  • Magnesium
    422mg
  • Manganese
    30mg
  • Phosphorus
    1271mg
  • Selenium
    99mcg
  • Zinc
    12mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp