Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a traditional Keralite (South-Indian) preparation. My hubby loves the authentic flavour and since its a really simple dish-its one of my fav recipes. It might get a little spicy, so do adjust the recipe according to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind the ginger and garlic into a fine paste.
  2. Next,dry roast and grind red chillies, pepper, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and turmeric; keep aside.
  3. In a non-stick saucepan, heat oil and sauté the ginger garlic paste till light brown.
  4. Add the chicken pieces and the roasted and ground powder.
  5. Cover and cook for 15 minutes on medium heat. Add 1/4 cup water and cook till completely dry.
  6. Stir occasionally so that it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
  7. Separately,heat 1 Tbsp oil and fry the shredded coconut and curry leaves till light brown.
  8. Pour this mixture onto cooked chicken and stir once again.
  9. Serve hot.