Kuttanadan Chicken curry

Kuttanadan chicken curry- kozhi curry-1

Recipe for Kuttanadan Grandmas Special Chicken curry - Kozhi Kurumulagu - masala curry
Serves - 4-6
Total cooking time - 45 minutes.
Ingredients:-
Chicken - 1 kg
Bowl 1
Green chili -3
Ginger  - an inchpiece
Garlic crushed -6-7 cloves
Whole black peppercorns - 1 tea spoon
Fennel seeds - 1/4 to 1/2 tea spoon
Bowl 2
Bay leaves - 1or Cinnamon stick - 1 inch piece
Cloves - 3
Cardamom - 4
Star anise - 1

Coconut Oil - 2 tablespoon
Curry leaves - lots
Onion chopped - 2
Green chili slit lengthwise - 7-8( adjust all the spices as per ur level)
Turmeric powder - a generous pinch
Garam masala - 1 tea spoon
Whole black peppercorns - 1.5 tea spoon
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Vinegar or lemon juice - 1/2 to 1 tablespoon (optional)
Salt to taste
Method :-
Clean and cut the chicken into medium pieces.
Crush all the ingredients in Bowl 1 in the small jar of mixie or coffee grinder. Lightly crush all in Bowl 2 in a mortar and pestle
Heat oil in a pan and add curry leaves and chopped onions saute till they are soft followed by the spice mix in Bowl 1 , and Bowl 2 and saute till the raw smell disappears.
Add Turmeric powder ,Garam masala and stir in the chicken pieces and mix it well and fry for a couple of minutes.
Add coconut milk and cook it covered for 30 minutes , stirring in between , or until  done. Uncover add freshly crushed black peppercorns and vinegar / lemon juice and let simmer for 5-8 minutes. Let stand covered for 15 minutes before serving.
Pressure cooker method :- cook without coconut milk , uncover and simmer for couple of minutes after adding coconut milk.
Kuttanadan chicken curry- kozhi curry-2

54 comments:

Kalai said...

Wow.looks tempting Sarah! Authentic Curry and amazing click!

deepti said...

Yummyyyyyyyyy !!!!

Laya said...

Thats an awesome chicken curry. You lovely girl and all your Kuttanad recipes..I cannot wait to try this .Oh my jesus, curry is fully mouthwatering

Nostalgia said...

Looks fabulous..way to go!

Sook said...

Oh i love curry. I really need to find curry leaves. I've been seeing lots of good curry recipes that call for curry leaves but still haven't been able to find them around. This looks great!

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Great looking curry my dear. This will go so well with roti or even ghee rice. Beautiful presentation.

Trendsetters said...

Great looking curry...

SE said...

that looks very yummy...

Angie's Recipes said...

Mmm...curry curry...what a wonderful winter dish!

AdukalaVishesham said...

wow looks tempting... and beautiful pic too...

Mausi said...

I love chicken curry. I made at home a few times but I never used curry leaves. Where can you get curry leaves?

Malar said...

hey Sarah...its so nice ya..cheers!!!

Gulmohar said...

ppeppery and rich curry...ente daivame vaayinnu vellam varunnu...:-)

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Superb....

Faiza Ali said...

yummmmy...I am sure it tasted awesome with all these spices.

Priya said...

Such an awesome chicken curry, looks too delicious..

meeso said...

That looks wonderful, It's a great color and must taste awesome :)

Vrinda said...

Yummy chicken curry....kanditte appam undakkan thonnunnu...

Cicily Antony said...

Sarah kutty, njan evide vaayil kappalodichondirikkuva...Click kidu...

Neetz said...

Superb....ku ku... (kappal horn adichu odiyatha vaayil ).he he

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Curry looks very yummy and mouthwatering!!! Slurrp, Slurrp!!!

Soma Pradhan said...

Teh chciekn curry is so irrestible...Yummy

Mathu said...

This is simply delicious. Love it. Whats for tomorrow

3 hungry tummies said...

I have everything for the recipe, might try this tonight if the rest of the tummies are happy to have Indian again :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Yummy chicken curry!

Fathima said...

Wow kuttanadan recipes are always great! nice click..

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Looks so delicious, thanks for sharing, Sarah.

Rekha shoban said...

nice chicken curry...nice click and presentation sarah!

Gita said...

Wow dear...the curry looks so delicious with a few ingredients...I'll definitely try this one :)

Reshmi said...

enthinaa kothipukkunathu my dear sarah...lovely chicken curry..

priya said...

wow....looks so yummy, dear!

Sushma Mallya said...

looks delicious sarah,nice to have with rice

vineetha said...

5-6 chapathy kittirunegil thatti vidam ayirunuu :)

Nandini said...

By looking at the picture, I can call this a royal curry due to its majestic spices!

AshKuku said...

Hats off to your culinary skills... The same chicken with so many variations u make..... Very tempting & different from every other....

Ash...
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Jagruti said...

very nice click...perfect

shahana said...

Wow!!!superb!!!

Sumi said...

Such a simple chicken curry, I got to try this one..

Happy Cook said...

I want to have them Screaming here :-)

Siddhi S said...

wow very nice chicken curry sarah...lovely ingredients

ARUNA said...

Hi Sarah iam back after a long time and must say its a gorgeous curry, truly tempting!

Anjum said...

yummy!! Will try this soon.
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Erica said...

That chicken curry looks wonderful!!!!I love the anise flavor.

Shruti said...

Just came across your blog and loved the mouth watering recipes :). Going to try out some soon.

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MaryMoh said...

Delicious dish...yum. Curry is always my favourite.....great with rice or noodles.

Fathima said...

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Aparna said...

ney chorum chicken curryum ohhh..vayyee vishakunnnuuuu:)

SriLekha said...

wow! it looks delicious!

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Anonymous said...

Tried the curry and was really tasty.thank you for all your nadan curries
Smitha

Anonymous said...

Hey I think part of this recipe kinda got deleted. Could you type it back it. I am trying it today with an average idea. Recipee looks good. Thanks.

Sarah Naveen said...

Hey Anon,
the entire recipe is here. I m not able to find out any part missing :)

women-wisdom.com said...

Its a lovely and tempting chicken curry and easy to do. Thanks for sharing

Nitha said...

Sarah... njan ethu try cheythu tto.. adipoli aayitunde.. have posted in my blog..

BTW saw Mary James as our mutual friend in FB. enganeya ariya Merry ne??

We are friends from Chennai.. to be specific, our hubbys are from the same college..

A little about everything said...

Hello Sarah
I tried my hand at this recipe today and I loved the outcome.Thanks so much for sharing the recipe.
I have also cruised through your blog and loved the write up,your recipes are in PERFECT TASTE :).
Thanks once again
Amrutha

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