Chettinaad Kozhi Milagu Varuval Recipe - Chicken in a pepper flavoured gravy cooked the Chettinad way

This recipe is from the book Dakshin Delights.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken, Oil

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Chettinaad Kozhi Milagu Varuval

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Chettinaad Kozhi Milagu Varuval Recipe - How to make Chettinaad Kozhi Milagu Varuval

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients

  • Boneless chicken cut into cubes800 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic chopped 7-8 cloves

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Curry leaves 12

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed 20

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat the oil in a deep pan. Add the mustard seeds. When they splutter add the ginger, garlic and onions and sauté till golden. Add the curry leaves, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, crushed black peppercorns and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add the tomatoes and salt to taste and sauté till the tomatoes are soft. Stir in the chicken pieces, cover and simmer till the chicken is cooked and the mixture is almost dry. Stir the dish occasionally. You can sprinkle little water if needed in order to prevent scorching.

Step 3

Serve hot.

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