Saturday, July 14, 2012

Chicken Curry and award


Chicken - 1/ 4 kg
Onion - 2 ( finely chopped)
Tomato - 2 ( finely chopped)
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tbsp
Coriander powder -1/2tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2tbsp
Gingely oil - 3tbsp
Red chilly - 4
Coriander seeds - 1tbsp
Ginger - 2 inch pieces
Garlic - 3 cloves
Cinnamon - 3
Cloves - 3
Cardamom - 3
Star anise - 1
Pepper - 1tbsp
Cumin - 1/2 tbsp
Curry leaves - few
Grated coconut - 1 1/2tbsp
Mustard - 1tbsp
Fennel - 1tbsp

Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and roast red chilly,Coriander seeds,Ginger ,Garlic ,Cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, Star anise, Pepper, Cumin ,Curry leaves ,Grated coconut into a smooth paste.

Heat gingely oil in a pan, add mustard, fennel and curry leaves. After splutter, add chopped onions and saute till it turns transparent.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes are soft.
Add red chilli powder,coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and stir well.

Add the chicken & stir it for few mins. Then add the ground masala paste & mix well. Add some water,cover and cook it for 15 mins.
When the chicken is cooked, reduce the flame into low and cook it for few mins.Then turn off.

Garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves.

Serve it with chappathi or dosai.


If chicken with skin and fat is used, reduce the quantity of oil.

Hi all, my blogger friend R.Punitha from has shared a blog ribbon award with me.She has got a wonderful site with traditional and nice collection of recipes.I am very much excited for receiving this wonderful award. Thank you so much dear.

Like the rule says i need to pass this award to my fellow blog-mates. I am passing this award to the following blog-mates,

Mahi -
Radha -
PT -
meena -
Kanan Patel -



  1. Yummy chicken curry..all you need is plain rice to go with it.

  2. I love every non veg dish and chicken curry is my favourite. Various chicken recipies are included in A indian food and this recipe is one of the best recipe of chicken.

  3. Hi Rekha ,

    Looks delicious and spicy !!!

    Neat presentation ...

    Keep on Dear:)))

  4. Hi Rekha ,

    a wonderful gift is waiting for you in my space!!!

    Do collect and EnjoYYYYY:)))

  5. hey rekha thanks for the lovely award

  6. thanks for sharing this award dear :)

  7. Congrats for the Award and the chicken curry looks delicious.

  8. Drooling here, wish to have this curry with some rotis. COngrats on ur award.

  9. congrats on your achievement rekha!

  10. Chicken looks delicious and congrats for the award :)

  11. Absolutely delicious chicken curry, looks fantastic! Congrats Rekha for the award :)

  12. My earlier comment vanished.
    The dish looks nice and inviting. And congrats for the award and even nicer you have passed it on to me too. Thank you

  13. Yummy chicken curry!! You got the perfect texture.

  14. Perfect curry... congrats on your award

  15. Congratulations, Rekha! Well deserved award :)


  16. Congrats Rekha. The curry looks so appetizing...i am drooling.

    - Meg's Delicious Adventures

  17. Congratulations on the award...thanks a bunch for sharing it with me Rekha! :)

  18. that chicken curry looks delish. I am soo hungry, i wish the foto could come alive :)
    congrats on the award.
    hope we can follow each other.

  19. You cook the curry exactly like what I normally do :) Yum :)