Chettinad Chicken Masala

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Total Time:
1 - 2 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Chicken - 1kg
  • Curd/ yoghurt - 1 cup
  • Turmeric - 1 tbsp
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Oil - 5 tbsp
  • Onion - 1
  • Lemon - 1 (or) Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom - 5
  • Cinnamon - 1
  • Cloves - 5
  • Chilli - 7
  • Garlic - 1
  • Ginger - 1 tsp
  • Pepper (black) - 8
  • Fenugreek - 1 tsp
  • Poppy seed - 1 tsp

How to Make Chettinad Chicken Masala

  • Cut and clean the chicken into big pieces. Then add salt and turmeric powder, and marinate (soak) it in curd for 1 hour.
  • In a dry pan, fry cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, chilli, garlic, ginger, pepper, fenugreek, and poppy seeds.
  • Grind them in a mixer (using water, optional) and keep aside.
  • Now in a pan, heat oil and fry the chopped onions.
  • Then add the ground mix and fry it for a few minutes.
  • Add the marinated chicken and cook well.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, add lemon juice.
  • Allow the water to evaporate by keeping it on low flame.
  • The saturated fat of the chicken will float as oil on top. Serve hot.

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