Mar 7, 2009

Chicken Kulambu

This is my amma's version of chicken kulambu...Have always loved it and will sure love it forever...who wud dislike their mom's cooking :) Juz preparing the kulambu this way, makes me feel so much at india, in my always cozy house...

  • Oil
  • Cloves - 2
  • cardamom - 2
  • Cinnamon stick - 1
  • bay leaf - 1
  • Onion - 1 medium
  • Tomatoes - 2 nos
  • Ginger garlic paste(gg paste) - 1 tbsp
  • Chicken pieces
  • Turmeric pdr - 1/4 tsp
  • red chili pdr - 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  • salt - as req
  • Water
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing.


In a pressure cooker add Oil + whole garam masala (cloves, cardamom, cinnamon sticks, bay leaf) + Finely cut onion --> saute till the onion becomes golden brown. Then add gg paste and saute it till the raw smell leaves. Now add Tomatoes + chicken pieces + chili pdr + turmeric pdr + garam masala + water. Then close the pressure cooker after adding req salt.

Leave the cooker for 2 whistles and then slow the flame for 2 minutes before you switch off the flame. Finally garnish with coriander leaves. Your chicken kulambu is ready to be served.


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