Thursday, July 11, 2013

Sanjeev Kapoor's Chicken Chettinad

  • Chicken : 1 kg
  • Dry red chilly : 6 to 8
  • Grated coconut : ½ cup
  • Poppy seeds : 2 Tsp
  • Coriander seeds : 1 Tsp
  • Cumin seeds : ½ Tsp
  • Green cardamom : 3
  • Clove : 2
  • Cinnamon : 1 inch piece
  • Star anise : ½
  • Fennel seeds : 1 Tsp
  • Chopped ginger : 2 inch piece
  • Chopped garlic : 10 to 12
  • Oil : ½ cup
  • Onion chopped : 1
  • Curry leaves 
  • Chopped tomato : 3 med
  • Red chilly pdr : 1 Tsp
  • Turmeric pdr : ½ Tsp
  • Lemon juice : 1 
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt

Clean and cut the chicken into medium pieces. Dry roast the ingredients from red chilly to fennel seeds in 2 table spoon of oil (fry the coconut till it turns golden in colour). Cool and grind it with ginger and garlic into a fine paste. Heat oil in a heavy bottom vessel and saute the onion till it turns to golden colour. Then add few curry leaves and above grounded paste into it and saute it for a few mins. Add the chopped tomatoes, chilly pdr, turmeric pdr and required amount of salt and roast it till it is void of its raw smell. Put the chicken pieces and combine it well with the masala and cook it for a few mins. Pour 2 cups of water and lemon juice into the chicken and cook it well. Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and serve it hot with rice, roti, naan etc.

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  1. my favourite way to make chicken looks wonderful

  2. its looks good but the amount of oil on the surface of the dish can make you think twice before you consume it

  3. Looks yummy... and tempting clicks...

  4. yummy yummy chicken chettinad curry...

  5. Curry looks fabulous!
    Do participate in my event

  6. Ahh.. One of my favs.. Looks very yummy & spicy !

  7. chicken chettinad looks incredibly tasty

  8. One of my favourite cuisines, why dont u link this to my event Tina!

  9. Hi Kaipunyam: Have you made this recipe using Sanjeev Kapoor's Chicken Chettinad Ready to cook spice mix?