Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe - Chicken cooked with a typical Kerala coconut masla.

This recipe is contributed by Member Renjini Selvan Velayudhan.

Main Ingredients : Chicken, Kashmiri red chilli powder

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Kerala Chicken Curry

Kerala Chicken Curry Recipe - how to make Kerala Chicken Curry


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Chicken cut into 1 cm pieces1 kilogram

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Coconut oil 4 tablespoons

  • Shallot sliced500 grams

  • Ginger 2 piece

  • Garlic sliced1 clove

  • Coconut 1/2 cup

  • Curry leaves 15-20


Step 1

Heat a non stick pan. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and dry roast for one minute on low flame.

Step 2

Marinate the chicken with roasted spices, half of the garam masala, salt and keep aside for thirty minutes.Heat oil in a non stick pan.

Step 3

Add shallots, ginger, garlic, coconut pieces amd curry leaves.Sauté till onions become soft.

Step 4

Add chicken and sauté for five minutes. Add two cups water and mix well.

Step 5

Sprinkle remaining garam masala powder, mix well. Cover with a lid and cook till chicken is completely done.

Step 6

Add more water if needed.

Step 7

Check seasonings and serve hot with chapati.

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