Karaikudi Chicken kozhambu / Spicy Chicken curry !!!


Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Cooking Time : 20 minutes

Recipe Category: side dish

Recipe Cuisine: South India


Onion (large) – 1

Tomato (large) – 1

Ginger-garli paste – 2 tbsp

Tumeric powder – ¼ tsp

Green chillies – 4

Karaikudi Masala – 2 tbsp( refer  this link

salt to the taste

Chicken Marination:

Chicken – 500 gms

Curd (yogurt) – 2 tbsp

Chilly powder – ½ tsp

Tumeric powder – ¼ tsp


Gingelly Oil – 3 tbsp

mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Fennel seeds – 1 tsp

Pepper corn – ½ tsp

Curry leaves – few

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  • Heat gingely oil in a pan, add mustard, fennel and curry leaves.

  • When they begin to splutter, add finely sliced onions and saute till it turns brown (caramelization enhance flavour & taste) and crisp. Add ginger – garlic paste and tumeric saute till the raw flavour goes away. Now add the chopped tomatoes, cover and cook until the tomatoes are soft.

  • Add turmeric powder& salt stir well, after that add the marinated chicken and stir for 2 minutes.

  • Add the karaikudi masala and mix well. And add some water, cover and cook for another 15 minutes.

  • When the chicken is cooked, leave it on low heat for a 3 minutes, add curry leaves and coriander leaves for garnish.

  •  Serve this Karaikudi Chicken with parathas, chappathi, dosa or rice and enjoy it.


5 Comments Add yours

  1. nandoo says:

    yummilicious chicken curry.

    On-going event: South Indian cooking

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  3. karthik says:

    Very nice quickly preparation food

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