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<span lang ="en">Kannur Chicken Curry</span>

Kannur Chicken Curry - How to make Kannur Chicken Curry

Radha K Krishnan
Kannur Chicken Curry is a curry that has been adopted from Kerala. Each household has a different and distinct method of preparation. One such method is listed below, give it a try.
Course Main Course
Cuisine South Indian
Non Vegeterian Chicken & Poultry Meat
Servings servings servings
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes



  1. Add Chicken, 5 green chillies, chopped ginger, 1 chopped onion, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt into a pressure cooker.
  2. Mix all the ingredients well.
  3. Add 1 cup of water and pressure cook until 3 whistles.
  4. In another vessel add 2 teaspoon oil and wait for it to heat a little.
  5. Add 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon black pepper whole and 1 cup grated coconut and cook until the coconut turns golden brown.
  6. Add 2 teaspoon coriander powder and cook for 2 minutes while stirring constantly. Set aside to cool.
  7. Once the coconut mix has cooled, put it into a mixer grinder along with one cup of water and grind to a smooth paste.
  8. Take 4 teaspoons of oil in a round bottom vessel, add 1 chopped onion and cook until golden brown.
  9. Add all the chicken and gravy from the cooker and cook for two minutes until the curry has come to slight boil.
  10. Add the coconut masala to the chicken curry and mix well while cooking for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  11. Kannur Chicken Curry is ready to serve with rice, appams, chappati or dosa.

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