Saturday, May 19, 2012

Spicy Chicken Kuzhambu / Chettinad Style / Kozhi Kuzhambu :

Jayanthy Kumaran | 19:32 | |



Spicy Chicken Kuzhambu:

Here’s a spicy & aromatic Chettinad style Chicken curry recipe. It is so easy to cook & is also one of the tastiest.! 

In this recipe the chicken is marinated with chilly pwd, turmeric pwd, herbs paste and cooked in spicy masala. For best result, do start earlier to allow time for marinating the chicken pieces. And it goes great with plain boiled rice or with chapatis ( Indian flatbread ) . 


Make delicious chicken kuzhambu with this simple recipe.:)

Ingredients:
  • Chicken                                     - ½ kg
  • Mint, curry & coriander leaves    - ½  cup
  • Turmeric pwd                            - ½ tsp
  • Red chilly pwd                          - ½ tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste                    - 1 ½ tsp
  • Oil                                            - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Mustard                                    - ½  tsp
  • Red chilly                                  - 3 to 4
  • Coriander seeds                        - 1 tbsp
  • Grated coconut pieces              - ½ cup
  • Milk                                          - ¼ cup
  • Onion                                       - 2
  • Green chilly                               - 1 or 2
  • Tomato                                     - 2
  • Lemon juice                              - few drops
  • Salt to taste
Method:

  1. Clean and wash the chicken pieces.
  2. Drain water and keep aside.
  3. Wash and grind mint, curry & coriander leaves to fine paste.
  4. Add this paste to chicken.
  5. Add salt, turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, ginger garlic paste and combine.
  6. Marinate for one hour.
  7. Meanwhile heat a tsp of oil in a pan.
  8. Add mustard, red chilly and coriander seeds.
  9. Sauté for a minute.
  10. Allow to cool & grind it to coarse masala pwd.
  11. Make a paste of grated coconut with the addition of little milk.
  12. Now heat 2 tbsp of oil in a fry pan.
  13. Add finely chopped onion.
  14. Sauté til it turns light golden brown.
  15. Add green chillies slit lengthwise and sauté further.
  16. Add mashed tomatoes and cook till oil separates.
  17. Add coconut paste in the pan.
  18. Fry well in medium flame for about 2 to 3 mins.
  19. Add the marinated chicken pieces.
  20. Mix well.
  21. Cover and cook in low medium flame till the chicken is cooked tender.
  22. No need to add water, as the water content in the coconut paste is enough to cook.
  23. Stir once in a while.
  24. Once the chicken turns soft & cooked, add the freshly ground masala pwd ( step 10)
  25. Mix well and close the lid.
  26. Allow to cook for 2 more mins.
  27. Add little water according to your desired curry consistency.
  28. The delicious chicken kuzhambu is ready.
  1. Serve hot in a bowl & sprinkle few drops of lemon juice to it.
  1. It makes a lipsmacking combo with steamed rice or with roti / chapatti.


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66 comments:

  1. Looks sooooo tempting Jay, Feel like taking a bite right away :)

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  2. it looks delicious and comforting!

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  3. yum yum! the much awaited post has come..
    great pictures too..
    jai, you simply made me drool all over, gal ;)

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  4. looks very tempting..drooling over the pics..yum yum!
    Spicy-Aroma

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  5. hi jay, wow i can smell your chicken cooking, especially the curry..am hungry now, so happens i have not eaten my lunch yet and its 2pm. got to eat now :) happy sunday

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  6. lovely!!!!!!tempting...tasty....i want some!

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  7. I will have second helpings if get some of your curry.

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  8. It looks very very delicious! I have to try it!

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  9. wow love that thaali.....

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  10. Tastes perfect with NAAN :)
    xoxo

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  11. such mouthwatering dish n pic....!!!

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  12. wow very impressive...n nice..luv it!

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  13. Looks yum ...the spread is delish

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  14. I love to have this with Tandoori Roti, wow...

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  15. Lovely colourful chicken and very well presented too X

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  16. That spicy sauce sounds super delicious!

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  17. thank you for your wonderful comments..
    have a great weekend..;)

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  18. Absolutely delicious!! Have a great Sunday!

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  19. such a droolworthy recipe,looks very tasty!!

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  20. Gosh! another mouth watering dish! Delicious ! :)

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  21. Very tempting clicks Jay, looks delicious!!!

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  22. Es una verdadera tentación me encanta luce bellísima,abrazos hugs,hugs.

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  23. looks absolutely delicious...

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  24. Loveliest dear...I just cooked some chicken perattal...pass me this dish pleaseeeeeee!

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  25. Very delicious..Feeling hungry ,jay:-)

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  27. chicken kuzhambu sounds so yummy...am drolling over your pics...too tempting Jay!
    Spicy Treats

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  28. Hi! Lovely photos! I love any spicy Indian chicken curry...this one looks really good.

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  29. looks absolutely delicious.. love chettinad style recipes. :) I still have to try that chettinad chicken you made... I just need to buy Organic chicken.. and everytime I go to TJ's or Whole Foods, I end up going to dinner and the chicken may go bad. ;) Very soon I will!

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  30. so yummy and appealing chicken !! wonderful one !!

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  31. Mouthwatering..looks yummy

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  32. Absolutely delicious Jay !

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  33. Very tempting

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  34. Mouth watering kuzhambu....

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  35. I would love to cook this one day :)



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  36. hi jay, coming to your place always makes me hungry...these delicious chicken makes me com again :)

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  37. Definitely a fingerlicking and droolworthy chicken kuzhambu.

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  39. I feel like sinking my teeth on this bowl of curry.

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  40. Looks spicy and delicious! Have a great week!

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  41. Looks delicious! :)

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  42. i can smell the goodness from here with the strong aroma from the curry leaves and spicy ingredients :)

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  43. Yummy and tempting chicken recipe...

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  45. I love spicy curries... sigh am waiting to cook non veg!

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  46. I've got tons of mint growing in my garden, so I think I've just found a new use for it! Good recipe, good post - thanks.

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  47. Love this spicy chicken. I'm going to try it!

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  49. Curry looks finger licking good.

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  50. Ese pollo tiene que estar bien rico y la salsa para tener pan entre las manos, besos

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  51. Yum I'm going to have to try this because I love cooking with lots of spices.

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  52. So spicy and delicious looking!

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  53. This spicy chicken looks just awesome!!!!

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  54. That looks like a cracker of a dish Jay!

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  55. so very tempting Jay..chicken is a favourite at my place and so this is on my to try list:) thks for sharing the delicious recipe.

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  56. This looks beautiful and delicious! I can imagine how tasty it must be with the rice.

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  57. Delicious looking chicken kuzhambu n mouthwatering presentation.

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  59. When it comes to non veg chettinad cuisine is the best. Thanx for the share.

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  60. Loved this spicy chicken preparation...

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  61. So tempting & finger licking good!!!

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  62. super fingerlicking curry........

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