Madurai Chicken Curry Recipe-Chicken Curry with warm Indian Spices
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Madurai Chicken Curry Recipe

Madurai Chicken Curry Recipe, Yes, you are correct! This recipe is one of the very popular chicken recipes from Madurai, a southern city from Tamil Nadu.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Madurai Chicken Curry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 319kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs chicken thighs
  • 1 onion large size
  • 2 tomato medium size
  • 1 tbsp ginger grated
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 11/2 tsp cayenne pepper or chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 inch cinnamon
  • 3 cloves
  • 8 curry Leaves
  • 5 tbsp cooking oil Preferably sesame oil

Instructions

  • Cut chicken into bite size pieces.
  • Marinate it with salt, turmeric powder for 20 mins.
  • Make ginger garlic paste and keep aside.
  • In medium flame, heat a pan. Add cooking oil followed by cinnamon and cloves, wait till they become golden brown.
  • Add onion and saute until it becomes pink and translucent.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste, saute for 1 min. 
  • Then add chopped tomatoes and saute them with the little salt. 
  • Once the above mixture becomes mushy, add cayenne pepper, coriander powder, and turmeric powder.
  • Add 1 cup of water and adjust salt.
  • Add chicken pieces, in medium flame cook by covering with a lid. 
  • In another small frying pan, add a teaspoon of cooking oil, cumin seeds, peppercorns, and curry leaves. Fry until cumin splutters. Keep it aside.
  • When the chicken is cooked, add the above-fried mixture. 
  • Saute them further till arrives at the desired consistency.
  • Serve it hot with rice.

Notes

You may use canned tomatoes instead of fresh tomatoes.

Nutrition

Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 380mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1695IU | Vitamin C: 54.6mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.6mg