Nadan Chicken Curry Recipe – Kerala Spicy Chicken Curry

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Nadan chicken curry Recipe/ nadan kozhi curry recipe – How to make nadan chicken curry

Nadan kozhi curry/ nadan chicken curry is one of the mouthwatering recipe from kerala.

This chicken curry goes well with rice, kerala parotta, appam, dosai, idly, etc..

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nadan chicken curry/ kerala chicken curry

Ingredients for Nadan Chicken Curry:

Marinate Ingredients:

  • 1 kg chicken
  • 2 tsp chili powder or to taste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste

Paste Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp peppercorns
  • 1″ cinnamon/ pattai
  • 2 cardamom/ elakkai
  • 4 clove/ krambu
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut

Nadan Chicken Curry Ingredients:

  • 2 onion, finely sliced
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 green chili or to taste
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil or any other cooking oil
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How To Make Naadan Chicken Curry (Naadan kozhi curry) Recipe:

  • Clean, cut the chicken into bite size pieces and wash and drain the water completely.
  • Take a wide bowl marinate the chicken pieces with marinate ingredients for at-least 30 mins.
  • Heat a pan and dry roast the paste ingredients (except coconut). Allow it to cool for sometime.
  • Then paste the dry roasted ingredients along with coconut and little water.
  • Heat a deep kadai and heat with coconut oil. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • When they start to pop add curry leaves and finely sliced onions.
  • Saute till they turn into light golden yellow color.
  • Add green chili and chopped tomatoes and saute till they turn into juicy.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell disappears or oil separates from the mixture.
  • Add marinated chicken and mix well. Saute for 2 mins.
  • Add 1/2 cup of water and once again mix well.
  • Cover with a lid and cook on medium low flame for 15-20 mins. In-between stir well so that the chicken masala don’t burn at the bottom.
  • After 20 mins check the salt and cook till chicken pieces become tender.
  • Add ground coconut paste and mix well.
  • Cook on low flame for further 5-10 mins. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and remove from heat.
  • Now your tasty Kerala nadan chicken curry (nadan kozhi curry) is ready to serve.
  • Serve hot with plain white rice, kerala parotta, appam, roti, etc…