South Indian Special: Chicken Chettinad

Give your chicken a south Indian twist and make this traditional chicken recipe for your next meal.

South Indian Special: Chicken Chettinad

1. In a deep kadhai, heat oil.

2. Add onions, chillies, curry leaves, ginger and garlic. Sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.

3. Add chicken and turmeric and sear on a medium flame for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, little water, salt and mix well.

4. Cover and cook on a medium flame till chicken is almost cooked.

5. Add ground paste and simmer till masala is well coated and chicken is cooked. You may add water to adjust consistency.

6. Add lime juice and mix well.

7. Make tempering with oil and curry leaves and pour over chicken. Top with coriander.

Preetha Srinivasan

Preetha Srinivasan

Preetha�s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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