Kerala Style Chicken Curry

kerala style chicken curry

Kerala Style Chicken Curry or Nadan Chicken Curry is the most important or basic recipe from Southern part of India .Each home has their own variations in adding spices .

In my home this is how my Mom makes it & this recipe is very close to my Heart & my Childhood memories .

Ingredients to make Kerala Style Chicken Curry

1 Whole Chicken sliced into medium sized pieces

1 Large Onion , finely chopped

3tbsp Garlic Paste

3tbsp Ginger Paste

Curry Leaves

Coriander Leaves , finely chopped

2tbsp Chilli Powder

1/2tsp Turmeric Powder

1tbsp Garam Masala

3 Tomato , diced


Coconut Oil

Method :

Heat some Coconut Oil in a pan & sautΓ© Onions & Curry Leaves .

Stir occasionally, until Onions turned golden brown in colour .

Add Ginger & Garlic Paste .

Stir everything together for about 30sec .

Add all the Powder’s ( Chilli , Turmeric & Garam Masala ) .

Saute until the raw smell of Chilli Powder is gone, takes around 1min in high flame .

Add Chicken , Tomato & Salt .

Mix everything well .

Cover the pan with a lid & stir occasionally, until the Chicken is cooked trough & the Tomatoes are mashed .

Sprinkle some Coriander Leaves & turn the gas off .

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Serve the Chicken Curry with Rice / Paratha / Puttu or even with Bread .

Enjoy !!!!!!!!

Notes :

You can always reduce or increase the amount of Chilli Powder, its up to Your taste .

In my Home, we love Ginger Garlic Paste a lot, so I usually use it more .

You can always reduce the usage of Ginger Garlic Paste to Your taste .

In this curry, You can also add some Potatoes too ( will give more quantity ) .

I never add Water when I make Chicken Curry, usually in 2-3min after adding Chicken, You can see water & juices coming from Chicken .


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