Kerala Style Chicken Recipe


  • Coconut oil -150 ml
  • Mustard seed-11/2 tsp
  • Coconut small pieces-1/2 piece of coconut
  • Shallot small and big -1big 8 or 10 small
  • Green chilli-2or 3
  • Garlic -6 or 7 pieces
  • Ginger- small pieces
  • Curry leaves-1 or 2 spig
  • Turmeric powder- ½ spoon
  • Pepper powder-1 spoon
  • Red chilli powder-2 or 3 tbsp
  • Coriander powder-1 or 2 spoons
  • Garam masala -1 spoon
  • Salt

Method of preparation

  • Cut and clean the chicken into medium sized pieces and coconut into thin pieces and finally chopped
    onion, ginger and garlic and keep a side.
  •  Heat oil in a pan and mustard to popit,sauté coconut piece for 2 to 3 minutes till light golden brown.
  •  Add onion ,chilli, garlic,ginger and curry leaves.saute for 5 to 10 minute still soft and mashy and then
    add turmeric and pepper again mix well all ingredients
  • And finally add the chicken pieces mix that through. Cover and cook on a medium flame for 20 to 35
    minutes till chicken is done.
  • Then remove the lid and pour some red chilli powder , coriander powder and garam masala,then add
    some water.mix well all the ingredients.
  • Then boil till the gravy is up to the consistency desired,then add some salt to taste
  • Remove from heat and serve it with tapioca and rice

Tapioca recipe

  • Tapioca-1kg
  • Grated coconut -1/2 cup
  • Green chilli-2 or 3 nos
  • curry leaves -3 or 4 strings
  • garlic-6 or 7 pieces
  • cumin seed -1/2 tsb
  • salt- to taste


  •  Peel the tapioca and wash it though roughly to remove dirt ans sand.
  •  Cut into rough cubes pieces
  •  Cook the tapioca in a pan with enough water to cover with lid until the pieces are soft then
    drain the remaining water are discard
  • Crush gratted coconut,green chilli,garlic,cumin seed ,curry leaves,turmeric powder and salt to
  •  Add the cooked tapioca into the crushed spices,
  •  Mix well and continue to stir until the spices coat the tapioca
  • To ensure all spices are to your taste and remove from heat and serve it with chicken curry.

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