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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Chettinad Chicken Restaurant Style


Authentic home-cooked chicken chettinad recipes do not have too much of spices. After trying out my home style chettinad chicken recipe my regular reader Meenal requested for restaurant chettinad chicken recipe. So here goes the hot and spicy restaurant style chettinad chicken recipe.
Restaurant Chettinad Chicken
Ingredients
Chicken pieces- 1/2 kg( 500 gms)
Onion large( chopped)- 2 nos
Tomato large( chopped)- 1 no
Curry leaves- few
Thick coconut milk- 1 cup
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Cinnamon- 2" piece
Cloves- 4 no
Sombu/ fennel seeds- 1/4 tsp
Bay leaf- 1 no
Star anise/ annachi poo- 1 no
Coriander leaves to garnish

Masala paste
( roast and grind below ingredients in 1 tsp oil)
Red chilli- 6 nos
Coriander seeds- 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds- 2 tsp
Peppercorns- 1 tsp
Garlic cloves- 6 nos
Ginger- 1" piece
Coconut grated- 1/4 cup
Kuskus- 1 tsp
Cashewnuts- 10 nos

Chicken Chettinad Fry
Method
Heat oil in a pan, add cinnamon, cloves, aniseed, star anise and bay leaf, saute for few mins. Add chopped onions, curry leaves and fry for few mins. Now add chopped tomatoes, turmeric and ground masala, saute on medium heat for few mins until oil separates from masala. Add chicken pieces, saute well and add coconut milk. Add salt to taste. Add 1/2 cup water, mix well, cover the pan with lid cook till chicken is done. Remove lid and saute chicken till semi dry. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice, roti etc.
Chettinad Chicken

3 comments:

Priya said...

Slurp,mouthwatering chicken dish.

Lubna Karim said...

Looks so tempting and yum....

Vanita A said...

Just surfing through your recipes. Just Awe sum. Keep the good work. Thks once again.