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Nadan Chicken Curry Recipe

Nadan Chicken Curry Recipe
72 hours continuous rain here, one day sunlight and then again 72 hours continuous rain which still continues… schools closed , kids and husband at home for past three days… best way to keep them Busy??  so my today’s menu is healthy and tasty   Nadan Chicken Curry Recipe with whole wheat kubbos.

Organic chicken  is less fatty and so flavorful…


Nadan Chicken Curry Recipe
I prepared this curry in coconut oil.
In whole Kerala cooking is incomplete without this Golden Liquid (coconut oil). here coconut oil  Made by pressing dried coconut flesh (copra)
Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything. But you must not eat meat that has its lifeblood still in it. ( Genesis 9:3-4)
सब चलने वाले जन्तु तुम्हारा आहार होंगे; जैसा तुम को हरे हरे छोटे पेड़ दिए थे, वैसा ही अब सब कुछ देता हूं। , पर मांस को प्राण समेत अर्थात लोहू समेत तुम न खाना। 
recipe with pictorial…
Ingredients (Nadan Chicken Curry Recipe)
  • 1. Organic / Naadan / Chicken – 1 Kg – Cleaned and cut into medium size
  • 2. Crushed Black Pepper – 1 teaspoon
  • 3. Mustard seeds (Kaduk) – ½ Teaspoon
  • 4. Ginger – 1.5 Tablespoon – Crushed
  • 5. Garlic – 1.5 Tablespoon – Crushed
  • 6. Shallots (Chuvannulli) – 1 Cup – Chopped
  • 7. Curry leaves – 2 Springs (optional)
  • 8. Turmeric powder (Manjalpodi) – 1 Teaspoon
  • 9. Kashmiri / any red chilli powder – 2 Tablespoon
  • 10. Coriander powder (Mallipodi) – 11/2 Tablespoon
  • 11. Potato – 1 (optional)
  • 12. Tomato – 1 Large – Sliced
  • 13. Coconut oil – 3 Tablespoon
  • 14. Salt
  • 15. Garam masala powder – 1 Teaspoon
  • 16 Onion  –  1 Big  
  • Easter chicken Masala  – 1tbsp

Method (Nadan Chicken Curry Recipe)

  • Marinates the chicken with Pepper , salt , turmeric, 1/2 tbsp ginger & 1/2 tbsp garlic paste 1 hour.
  • Chopped onion , potato tomatoes keep aside.
  •  Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and splutter  mustard seeds.
  •  Add crushed ginger and garlic and Onion  sauté till raw smell goes off.
  • Add chopped shallots and curry leaves and sauté till light brown color.
  • Add Potato and sautee nicely.
  • Add Sliced Tomatoes and sauté till soft.
  •  Mix turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and Eastern Chiken Masala.
  • with some water and make a paste.
  • Add the paste to the sautéed shallots and sauté till raw smell goes off. 
  • then add Marinated Organic chiken and  sautee 5 min on low flame


  • Slow cook with the pan covered.
  • Stir now and then.
  • Add garam masala powder when chicken is almost cooked. Again cook for 5 more minutes with the lid on. 
  • Open the lid and add curry leaves (optional) and a tablespoon of coconut oil, gently mix and switch off the flame.



  • Keep the pan covered for 10 more minutes for getting more flavor from coconut oil and curry leaves.
  • Serve hot with Rice , Pathiri/ Chapati/ Poori/ Appam/ Puttu
  • Cooked Cassava roots (Kappa vevichathu)

Any query or suggestion feel free to ask in comments.. thanks 

Enjoy ..

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