Friday, January 30, 2015

Authentic Tamil Nadu Style Chicken Kolambu


Onions- 1.5 medium sized, cut into cubes
Ginger Garlic Paste- 2 tbsp
Tomatoes- 2 small, cut into cubes
Chicken- 2 packets thighs
Curry Leaves
Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Garam Masala powder,Salt- To Taste

Grind to paste:

Coriander seeds- 1 tbsp
Fennel Seeds-1 tbsp
Pepper Corns- 1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds- 1 tbsp
Fresh Coconut- 2 tbsp


  1. In a pressure cooker, add oil, curry leaves and then ginger garlic paste, onions and saute till raw smell is gone.
  2. Now add tomatoes and mix well till cooked.
  3. Add the chicken and masala powder and mix well till 1/4 cooked.
  4. Now add the ground masala paste and add some water or chicken broth and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  5. Garnish with cilantro.