Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Naadan Chicken Masala

Holiday season means having more reasons for family n friends to come together and enjoy some delicious food. We'll introduce you to one of our favorites on the dinner plate for such ocassions Nadan chicken masala. Its again a very easy recipe that uses  everyday ingredients. So dont forget to add this one to your party menu coz its gonna be one big hit!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Chicken (cubed): 2 cups
Onions (sliced): 2
Tomatoes (chopped): 1
Green Chilies (slit): 3-4
Garlic (chopped): 1 tablespoon
Ginger (chopped): 1 tablespoon
Turmeric Powder: 1-2 teaspoons
Chili Powder: 2-3 teaspoons
Coriander Powder: 4 teaspoons
Chicken Masala: 2-3 teaspoons
Curry Leaves: handful
Coconut cuts (optional): handful
Salt to taste

* Marinate the chicken pieces with little bit of turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder, lemon juice and salt for 10 to 15 minutes.

Heat some oil in a deep pan. Saute the chopped ginger, garlic, green chillies and curry leaves. Add the sliced red onions and saute until it is pinkish. Now add the rest of  the turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, chicken masala, chopped tomatoes and saute well until all the spices blend in. Add the marinated chicken pieces and mix well. Cover and let it cook on a slow fire for 6-7 minutes. Once the chicken is cooked, keep sautéing until the water/gravy dries up. Spray/add some oil and fry for few more minutes. Add the coconut cuts and mix well.

Serve it hot with rice or roti. 


  1. Nalla kinnan kachi aytund tto..I love anything naadan..Yummy yummy in my tummy :-)

  2. kidilan...nothing can beat this, alle?

  3. that chicken teamed up with some hot pathiri would be the most yummy dinner any day of the year for me! =) love your blog...!!

  4. Hey,

    Yummy and tasty naadaan chicken masala...Love it...:)



  5. oh kandittu control pokunnu...adipoli!!

  6. I just stumbled upon your blog and I am so glad I did! I have been trying to get into Indian cooking for a while now, and your site will be a big help. Thank you!

  7. Hello Molu...I tried this recipe a few days ago, and it was a super-duper hit! Jayettan said this was the best chicken curry I've made till date :-)

  8. Hiii...i want to try this dish..ethu chicken masala anu ee dish undakan upayogiche..please suggest one!!

  9. how much chicken u have used..two cups means how much kg u have used for making this?

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