Easy South Indian Chicken Curry

55 mins


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easy south indian chicken curry

  • Author: Mish
  •  Prep Time: 15 mins
  •  Cook Time: 40 mins
  •  Total Time: 55 minutes
  •  Yield: 4 1x




South Indian Chicken Curry is very tasty recipe and it is very easy to prepare it. It is super delicious and it is a very flavorful recipe.



  • 1 kg Chicken – with bones (you can use boneless as well)
  • 2 Onion – medium size finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger – finely chopped
  • 7 to 8 Garlic cloves – finely chopped
  • 8 to 10 Curry leaves
  • ¼ cup Coconut
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 4 Green chilies
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil

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  1. Marinade the chicken with salt and turmeric for 1 hour or overnight for best results.
  2. Let us first prepare the masala for the chicken.
  3. In a mixer-grinder add coconut, onion, ginger, garlic cloves, green chilies and half cup water and make a smooth paste. Transfer it to a bowl and keep it aside.
  4. In a kadai add oil and heat it.
  5. Add mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and let it splutter.
  6. Now add the ground masala and saute it on low heat.
  7. Add salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder and saute on low heat for 5 to 7 minutes till the oil separates out.
  8. Add the chicken pieces and mix well.
  9. Cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or till the chicken pieces are cooked.
  10. Once the chicken is cooked add a cup of water and cover and cook for 10 minutes more.
  11. Garnish with some coriander leaves and serve with rice or paratha.


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