Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make South Indian Style Chicken Curry At Home (Recipe Video Inside)

Here is a perfect dinner dish that you can try at home. South Indian style chicken curry is packed with spices and the goodness of coconut.

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: March 02, 2020 12:18 IST

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make South Indian Style Chicken Curry At Home (Recipe Video Inside)

South Indian style chicken curry to try at home.

  • South Indian cuisine boasts of eclectic dishes that are full of flavour
  • Here is a rich and flavourful chicken curry you can try at home
  • This chicken curry is perfect to include in your next dinner party menu

India is a potpourri of different cultures, languages and regions that boast of mouth-watering dishes. From north India's butter chicken and Maharashtra's pav bhaji to Bengal's fish curry and south India's biryani, one can find a myriad of rich and interesting dishes at every corner of the country. South Indian cuisine has some of the most favourable curries and dishes to try. Be it a vegetarian thali or the fiery chicken dishes from the Chettinad, you'll be spoilt for choice when in south.

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While the first thing that comes to your mind with the mention of south Indian food might be idli, dosa or uttapam, but there is obviously much more on the platter than just the stereotype. The Andhra region down south is a hub of succulent chicken and mutton dishes like gongura mamsam and aromatic biryanis while the Chettinad region boasts of fiery dishes that can amp up your menu like nothing else. We have a mouth-watering south Indian chicken recipe that you can add to your next dinner party menu and have your guests swooning over it.


This south Indian-style chicken has coconut sautéed in oil with red chilli, khus khus, coriander seeds and other host of spices such as black peppercorn, cumin seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, saunf, ginger and garlic. It is made into a paste and is further cooked in a tomato-onion paste with chicken pieces.

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A stellar south Indian recipe with the goodness of coconut, this chicken recipe can be a different pick for your next dinner party. Here's the recipe of delicious south Indian-style chicken curry from NDTV Food's YouTube channel. For more such amazing recipes, kitchen hacks and trivia, subscribe to NDTV Food's YouTube channel.

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