STEP 1.Gather all the ingredients like bay leaves and curry leaves.
STEP 2.Finely grind the Chettinad masala beforehand.
STEP 1.Chop onion, tomato and coriander leaves. Grind it along with grated coconut, cashew nuts and poppy seeds to make a fine paste.
STEP 2.Add oil in a pot and heat it for a few minutes. Then add cinnamon sticks, clove, bay leaves, shallots and cook for a minute and add curry leaves, onion, salt and cook it for another 3 minutes.
STEP 3.Add ginger garlic paste, chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder and cook for 2 minutes and then add in the chicken along with some curd and cook for 3 minutes.
STEP 4.Add in some red chilli powder, chettinad masala powder and cook for 2 minutes. After that, add 1 tbsp salt, water and cook for 8-10 minutes. Pour in the prepared cashew coconut paste and allow it to cook for another 5 minutes.
STEP 5.Finally add garam masala, coriander leaves and cook for 2 minutes.
STEP 6.Once cooked, garnish with bay leaves and green chillies.
Storage And Serving Method
STEP 1.Serve the spicy and hot curry with thick and chewy malabar parottas or steamed rice.
calories per serving
165 g Fat111 g Protein129 g Carbs97 g FiberOther
Vitamins & Minerals
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