Chettinad Chicken Chukka

Veg Vegan Meat

Chettinad chicken chukka is a delicious, and spicy side dish authentic to South India. This Chukka is made of sesame oil, spices, ground pepper cumin powder and served with rice, biryani, etc.

Chettinad Chicken Chukka

YIELD

3 people

TYPE

Halal

TIME

40 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a pan with medium heat, pour oil and add urad dhal, fennel seeds, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom, cashew nuts, curry leaves, and saute well

STEP

2

Add onion and saute until onion turns soft

STEP

3

Add crushed garlic and saute until its cooked

STEP

4

Add ginger-garlic paste and saute until raw aroma leaves

STEP

5

Add turmeric powder, chili powder, salt and mix everything well

STEP

6

Add the chopped tomatoes and saute until it turns mushy

STEP

7

Add water and mix well

STEP

8

Add the chicken pieces and combine everything well

STEP

9

Close the pan with the lid and cook the chicken for 7 to 10 minutes

STEP

10

Open the lid, saute and cook the chicken for another 7 to 10 minutes

STEP

11

Add cumin & pepper powder and mix well

STEP

12

Simmer the heat and wait until the gravy leaves oil

STEP

13

Pour the ghee and mix well

STEP

14

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and switch off the heat

STEP

15

Serve the chicken chukka with white rice, biryani, chapati, or roti