Chicken Chettinad

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Chicken Chettinad is a mouth-watering chicken recipe from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. The recipe extremely spicy, known for its fiery red color.

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How to Make Chicken Chettinad

  • Marinate the chicken pieces in the ground paste for about 20 minutes.
  • In a non-stick pan, heat 5 tbsp of oil.
  • Add cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamoms, cumin, and fennel, and fry for 30 seconds.
  • Add the sliced onions and fry till they become pink.
  • Add tomatoes and fry till the oil separates.
  • Now add the marinated chicken and turmeric powder and mix it thoroughly.
  • After 10 minutes, add enough salt, and cover and cook it till done.
  • If needed add 1/2 cup of water while cooking.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.