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Friday, July 15, 2011

Chettinad Pepper Chicken Curry/ Milagu Kozhi Kulambu



Chicken marinade ingredients
Chicken pieces- 500 gms( 1 pound)
Ginger and Garlic paste- 1 tbsp
Red chili powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice- 1 tbsp

Gravy/ Curry ingredients
Onion large chopped- 1
Tomato large chopped- 1
Garlic cloves chopped- 5
Curry leaves- 2 sprigs
Salt to taste
Oil- 5 tbsp
*( If you don't have Kulambu thool add 1 tsp red chili powder and 3 tbsp coriander( dhaniya) powder)

Pepper masala powder ingredients
( grind below ingredients to powder)
Black peppercorns- 2 tsp
Sombu/ Fennel seeds- 1 tbsp
Cinnamon stick- 1"


Method
Marinade chicken pieces with ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder and lemon juice for atleast 20 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan, when oil is hot add chopped onion, garlic and curry leaves. Sauté onions until it turns brown, now add the marinated chicken to the onion and fry till the chicken pieces turn white in color. Next add the tomatoes, ground masala powder and Kulambu thool and fry for few seconds. Add enough water to the chicken for the gravy and season with salt. Cover the pan with lid and bring the gravy to boil. Cook the pepper chicken curry on medium heat until the chicken pieces are cooked and tender and gravy is thick.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot chettinad pepper chicken curry with steamed rice or chapati.


9 comments:

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious chicken curry

Priti said...

Looks so delicious

Anonymous said...

I tried this....it was wonderful
thanks

MyBlog said...

I also tried , superb taste. Thanx for sharingdi

samantha said...

It came out so well! My husband loved it!!

Radhika said...

So far i had not tried any recipe from internet but afyer looking at the pictures and after reading positive comments i was tempeted to try this recipe. Omg this gravy was toooo good everyone in my family was spellbound by its taste you girl you have too much of potential. Post more of these chettinad recipe I'm your biggest fan.

Sunitha said...

Awesome i made it today and we loved it thanks for sharing mye.

Pavithra said...

I tried this & it was a winner at home!! Everybody loved the recipe.
Thank you Thank you!!!!

Samantha Joel said...

I'm big fan of Indian curries and tried pepper chicken curry today. Wow it was so flavorful and delicious. I had never heard of chettinad and also i didnt have kulabu thool in pantry but after trying this recipe I want to know more about its cuisine.