Malabar Chicken Curry
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Malabar Chicken Curry is a delicious recipe to be had with steamed rice or roti.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Anlet Prince
  • 500 Grams Chicken
  • 1 Teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • A Spring Curry Leaves
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Tomatoes Small
  • 2 Green Chillis Slit
  • Required Water
For Roasting and Grinding
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut
  • 1.5 Teapoon Fennel Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon Coriander Seeds
  • 2 Dry red Chillis
  • 2 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  1. Chop Onion and tomato. Slit the green chilli and set aside.

  2.  Dry roast each ingredient listed under to roast and grind separately.

  3. Roast the coconut at last as it releases some moisture at times. Cool down the ingredients. 

  4. Add them into a blender with required water and blend them into a smooth paste.

  5. Heat oil in a wok and add in cumin seeds. Allow them to splutter. Add in onion and saute until glossy. Add in curry leaves

  6. Add in green chilli and saute them. Add in tomatoes and salt to taste and saute them until mushy. 

  7. Add in ginger garlic paste and saute until nice aroma comes out.

  8. Add in the Blended coconut paste. Add required water.

  9. Add in washed and cleaned chicken pieces. Give a quick stir. Close the wok with a lid and cook until the chicken is soft. Stir occasionally.

  10. Delicious and aromatic Malabar chicken Curry is now ready to be served.

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