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Chicken Curry Malabar

Chicken Curry Malabar

Brief Description

Learn how to make chicken curry Malabar by following these easy steps. It goes well with hot ghee rice or jeera rice.

Preparation Time 30 mins
Cooking Time 25 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Chicken Curry Malabar

  • 750g chicken washed and cut into small pieces.
  • 3 medium size Chopped onions
  • 2 medium size chopped tomatoes
  • 6 chopped green chilies
  • 2 tbsp ginger- garlic paste
  • ¾ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 3 tsp coriander powder
  • Whole spices: 3 cardamom, 4 cloves, 2”long Cinnamon stick
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • Chopped coriander and mint leaves
  • Salt as needed
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • One sprig of curry leaves

Chicken Curry Malabar

How to make Chicken Curry Malabar

  • Clean the chicken with water and then squeeze some lemon on it and mix. Then rinse again.
  • Heat up a pan and pour some oil in it. Once the oil has heated up, add the whole spices and sauté them.
  • Add onions and fry them till they are transparent. Then add ginger, chilies and garlic and stir well. Add tomatoes and rest of the spices and finally add chicken and cook them all uncovered on low flames for some time. Do not add any water since it will hinder in cooking. Keep on stirring to prevent spices from getting burnt. This will take 10-15 minutes
  • Sprinkle some pepper and salt to taste. Check whether the chicken is done. If there’s no water then add ½ cup water and cook it with covers on for 5 minutes. For making extra gravy add ¾th cup of water and bring it to a boil. Finally after switching off the flames, throw in the coriander, curry and mint leaves.
  • Chicken curry Malabar is now ready to be served.

Chicken Curry Malabar

Some Useful Tips

    This is very spicy dish and if you want it to be less spicy then you can use kashmiri red chilies for that.

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