Kerala Chicken Curry

Traditional kerala style chicken curry

Recipe by Renjini Selvan of Manama, US

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 kg Chicken
    • ½ Kg Shallots
    • 50 g Ginger
    • 50 g Garlic
    • ½ cup Small coconut pieces(Thenga kothu)
    • 2 tbsp Curry leaves
    • 1 tbsp Chilli powder
    • 2 tbsp Coriander powder
    • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
    • 2 tsp Garam masala
    • 4 tbsp Coconut oil
    • Salt - As reqd


    1. Cut chicken into small pieces, wash well and drain it.
    2. Roast chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder together in a pan without oil on low flame to remove the raw smell and taste of these powders.
    3. Marinate the chicken pieces with roasted masala, 1 tsp garam masala and required quantity of salt.
    4. Slice small onion, ginger and garlic.
    5. Heat oil in a pan.
    6. Saute sliced small onion, ginger and garlic along with coconut pieces and curry leaves.
    7. When the onion becomes soft (pink colour), add the marinated chicken and little water. Mix it well.
    8. Sprinkle the remaining 1 tsp garam masala over it and cover it with a lid and cook it on a medium flame until the chicken is done.
    9. Serve hot with tapioca, chappathi, appam or steamed rice.



    Great recipe . Thank U.

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