Posted by Allrecipeshub on Jan - 22 - 2016 under Slider Recipe
  • For Chettinad masala
  • Cinnamon - 2 inch stick
  • cloves -8
  • cardamom-4
  • peppercorns-1 tbsp
  • fennel seeds-1 tbsp
  • kalpasi(Black stone flower)-2
  • coriander seeds-2 tbsp
  • Dry Red Chillies-6
  • Grated Coconut-3 tbsp
    • To Marinate Chicken
  • Chicken - 1 kg
  • Chilli Powder -2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  • coriander powder-2 tsp
  • Lemon juice-1 tbsp
  • Required Salt
    • For Gravy
  • Oil -3 tbsp
  • Bay leaves-2
  • Onion -1 thinly sliced
  • Ginger Garlic Paste-1 tbsp
  • Tomato-1
  • Green Chilli-4
  • Chicken
  • Cuisine: Cooking time: 40 mins Serving: 4 people

    Chettinad Chicken Masala or Chetiinad Chicken Roast is a spicy chicken dish from South India. All the spices will be freshly grounded for this recipe which imparts a unique spicy taste and more aroma to the dish.It goes well rice as well as breakfasts like dosa,appams,idiappams,idlis etc.

    Chettinad Chicken Masala

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    • For  chettinad masala: Dry roast the spices Cinnamon,cloves,cardamom,Black stone flower,peppercorns,fennel seeds and cumin seeds and transfer to a bowl.

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    • In the same pan, add coriander seeds and dry red chillies and roast it well.Add grated coconut and roast it till it get a nice brown color.

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    • Once it cools,add it to the blender and grind it to nice powder.Chettinad masala is ready .

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    • Marinate Chicken :Add chilly powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,lemon juice and required salt in the chicken and marinate it for minimum 30 mts to overnight.Longer Marination infuses more flavor to the chicken and also the chicken will be so soft .







    • Heat Oil in a pan,once it become hot ,temper it with bayleaves,Green chillies,curry leaves and saute for a minute.

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    • Add sliced Onions and saute it till it becomes soft

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    • Add ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes.

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    • Add tomato and saute it till it become soft and mashed up completely.

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    • Add marinated Chicken and  saute it well.Close the lid and cook the chicken. Don’t add any water,the chicken itself ooze out lots of water , and it will cook in its own water.

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    • Add  chettinad masala as per your taste to the cooked chicken and saute it till all the masalas get coated well in the chicken.If u want your chicken to be more spicier,add more chettinad masala

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    • Garnish it with chopped Coriander leaves.

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    • Now Chettinad chicken masala/Chettinad Chicken roast is ready.Serve hot with dosa/appams/idiappams/idlis/rice.

    Chettinad chicken masala

    14 Responses so far.

    1. Allrecipeshub says:

      Thank you so much Arpita

    2. Shri says:

      One of the best and well presented cooking site online. No crap talking, no show off, total focus on cooking…both the vedio and the step by step instructions with pictures makes it worth watching and it’s all so quick and no fussing about…Absolutely love this site…keep up the great work


    3. Allrecipeshub says:

      Thanks a lot Shri for your lovely comments:)Its so encouraging for me.Keep watching our channel.

    4. Dhana Laxmi Mohan says:

      Very well presented! Thanks a lot for being so clear and precise….my teenage daughters are learning well, simply amazing job!!

    5. Allrecipeshub says:

      oh its very happy yo hear:)Thanks a lot Dhana Laxmi

    6. George Oommen says:

      How much of chicken? With bones or without?

    7. Allrecipeshub says:

      Sorry George .I forgot to mention.I used 1 kg of chicken with bones

    8. Simi says:

      Any alternative for the stone flower?

    9. Allrecipeshub says:

      Simi,You can skip it if you dont have.

    10. pamela says:

      Awesome recipes..a must try…

    11. Allrecipeshub says:

      Thank u Pamela:)Please try and share to us how it came out:)

    12. charles says:

      I never use online receipes, as I m not confidant in cooking, your receipe with such clear instructions and pics prompted me to try out this receipy. It came out very well. Thank you very much for inspiring me to cook difficult receipies, in such a simple way.

    13. Allrecipeshub says:

      Sorry Charles for the late reply.
      Thank you so much for your lovely feedback and your motivating words.Means a lot:)

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