Travancore Chicken Curry

Ingredients (Serves 5-6)

1. Chicken – 1 kg, cut into medium pieces

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt – As required

2. Coconut oil – 2.5 – 3 tbsp

3. Onion – 1 large, thinly sliced (Makes about 2 – 2.5 cups)

4. Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tbsp

Green chilies – 2 – 3, ground to a coarse mixture in the small jar of a mixie or a mortar and pestle

5. Tomato – 1 large, chopped

6. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Kashmiri chilli powder (good quality) / medium spicy chilli powder- 2 – 3 tsp (adjust according to your spice tolerance)

Coriander powder – Around 1 – 1.25 tbsp

Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp

9. Salt – To taste

10. Curry leaves – 1 sprig


To season

11. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

12. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Dried red chilly – 1, broken

Sliced coconut / thenga kothu – 2 tbsp

Pearl onions – 3, thinly sliced

Curry leaves – A few
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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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