Chicken Chettinad

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Chicken Chettinad
Chicken Chettinad
Alternative names Chettinad Chicken
Place of origin India[1]
Region or state Chettinad[1]
Main ingredients Chicken, kalpasi, yogurt, cream, tomato, onion, garlic, ginger, chili pepper, coconut
Cookbook: Chicken Chettinad  Media: Chicken Chettinad

Chicken Chettinad or Chettinad Chicken is a classic Indian recipe, from the region of Chettinad.


Roast dry red chillies, kalpasi, coconut, poppy seeds,coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, black pepper, ground nuts, onions, garlic in gingelly oil are used and ground into a paste. The chicken is then marinated with yogurt, turmeric powder and ground paste.

It is served hot and garnished with coriander leaves, accompanied with boiled rice or parantha.

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