Chicken Chettinad Recipe

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Chicken Chettinad
How to make Chicken Chettinad
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A melange of spices makes this fiery chicken dish a Southern favorite.

Ingredients of Chicken Chettinad

  • 1 kg chicken
  • 2 whole red chillies
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp aniseed
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 Tbsp black peppercorns
  • 4 cloves
  • A stick of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 onions - finely chopped
  • 1 tomato - finely chopped
  • 4 Tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Chicken Chettinad

  • 1.Grind the red chillies, ginger, garlic, aniseed, cumin seeds and black peppercorns together with some water forming a paste. Keep aside.
  • 2.Heat oil in a pan and saute the onions till they turn golden brown. Add cloves, cinnamon stick, ground masala paste, turmeric, salt, tomato and some water. Stir well.
  • 3.Add the chicken coating it well with the masala. Finally, add some water and let it simmer till the gravy thickens and the chicken is tender.
  • 4.Serve hot.