Most people love trying different cuisines from different states and regions of India. It is every food enthusiast’s dream to try something new every day. Well, that seems like a far-fetched cry. However, you can try cuisines from a different state every week. This way, you can manage your time, hone your cooking skills, and even relish the taste of other recipes from all over the country. If you’re a foody who loves different types of chicken curry, you’re in for a treat. We have curated a step-by-step guide on how to make Nagercoil chicken curry at home without much hassle. It is deemed one of the simplest Indian chicken curry recipes of all time.
If you’re looking for a chicken curry recipe that is unique, subtle, yet flavourful, then try the simple Nagercoil chicken curry recipe.
What is Nagercoil Curry?
The history of chicken curry in India dates back several centuries. It was introduced in India by the rulers of the Delhi Sultanate. This is the reason why all the chicken dishes are still found in abundance along the streets of Old Delhi. This Nagercoil chicken curry, however, does not belong to North India but is a South Indian recipe. It is the first chicken curry that every South Indian learns to prepare when they first start cooking. This establishes that anyone can make this recipe at home irrespective of age. It is an extremely easy recipe with minimal ingredients.
The Nagercoil chicken curry is a basic chicken curry that uses the usual spices, including red chilli powder and turmeric powder, among others. The other aromatic spices used in the recipe add to its charisma and deliciousness. This recipe can be found in every South Indian household during a special occasion or even at weekend lunches or dinners.
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|Prep Time||30 minutes|
|Cook Time||60 minutes|
- Licious Chicken Curry Cut Pieces
- ¼ cup oil
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 small piece of cinnamon
- 1 bay leaf
- Coconut masala powder - to taste
- 1 spring Curry leaves
- 4 cardamom pods
- 2 large sliced onions
- 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
- 3 tbsp chicken masala powder
- 4 large tomatoes chopped
- 1 cup coconut
- 1 tbsp fennel seeds
- Water as required
- Salt as required
- Grind coconut and fennel seeds together in a mixer to form a paste (add water if needed). Set it aside.
- Take a wok and heat oil in it. Add bay leaf, cinnamon, and cardamom and saute them well.
- Next, add onion and curry leaves and saute for 5-6 minutes.
- Now add salt and turmeric powder and give it a good mix.
- Keep cooking till onions turn golden brown.
- Next, add the ginger/garlic paste and saute well.
- Add the chicken masala and give it a good stir.
- Further, add the tomatoes and cook till they're soft.
- Add the chicken pieces next and mix well. Add water to the mixture (enough to cover the chicken).
- Now, add the ground coconut masala and mix thoroughly. Cover the lid and let it simmer for 10-15 minutes. Cook it for longer if you want a thicker gravy
- Once cooked, serve hot!
Tips and tricks:
- Make sure the onions are soft enough before adding the other ingredients.
- Do not deep fry the onions.
- Serve along with rice or roti.
- You can serve it with salad on the side.
If this makes you hungry, the best way to satisfy your appetite is to try the Nagercoil chicken curry at home. If you make this dish, do click a few pictures for Instagram and tag us using #MadeWithLicious, we’d love to see the final dish.