Kottayam Style Chicken Curry

Recipe by
Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Curries Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Kashmiri Fish Curry, Best Travancore Fish Curry, Easy Capsicum Mushroom Paneer

Rate This Recipe
4

Ingredients

  • 1 inch piece ginger, chopped
  • 10 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 15 Shallots (chuvannulli / small onion), sliced
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Saunf (fennel / perumjerakam) (or 1/4 level tsp - Saunf powder)
  • 8 Cloves (or 1/4 level tsp - Clove powder)
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks (1 inch size) (or 1/4 level tsp - Cinnamon powder)
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 2 onions, very finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp - Vinegar
  • 2 sprigs Curry leaves
  • 1 kg - Chicken (cut into medium size pieces), washed well and drained thoroughly
  • 1 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • 1 cup (200 ml) - hot water

How to Make Kottayam Style Chicken Curry

  • Wash and clean chicken pieces. Drain out water and gently wipe with a kitchen towel.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan. Add finely sliced onions and fry till golden in colour on medium to low heat.
  • Add spice paste and gently stir on low heat for 3-4 minutes or until it thickens.
  • Add vinegar and curry leaves. Stir well.
  • Add chicken pieces, salt and 1 cup (200 ml) hot water. Cover with a tight lid and cook on medium to low heat for 30-35 minutes or until gravy slightly thickens. Serve with rice / Kerala parotta / appam / idiyappam.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World