5 Chettinad Recipes For The Perfect Sunday Lunch

Traditional Chettinad dishes which are easily made at home.



This curry tastes best when accompanied with Rasam or Sambar

 Kozhi Pirattal JFW



Chicken                       ½ kg
Onions                          2
Tomatoes                     3
Turmeric powder      ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Oil                                 6tbsp
Curry leaves                 few

To grind:

Garlic                        6 flakes
Aniseeds                   1tsp
Black pepper            2tsp
Jeera                          1tsp
Khuskhus                 1tbsp
Chili powder            1tbsp
Dhania powder        1tbsp
Cinnamon                2 pieces
Cloves                       3


  1. Chop the onions and tomatoes and set it aside.
  2. Grind the above ingredients to a fine paste.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai and add the finely chopped onions and sauté till it turns golden brown.
  4. Now add the washed chicken, turmeric powder and stir for five minutes.
  5. Add the ground paste, tomatoes and salt. Cover and cook on medium flame till the chicken is fully cooked.
  6. Add boiling water [1cup] and boil till the gravy is semi solid. Finally add curry leaves.
  7. Keep it covered for few minutes and serve hot.

Also Read: Rasam Done 5 Ways


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