Kerala Chicken Curry
Kerala Chicken Curry
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: 4
This traditional South Indian dish bursts with bold flavors of coconut, curry leaves, and aromatic spices. Tender chicken is simmered to perfection in a rich, creamy sauce, creating a truly irresistible blend of sweet, savory, and spicy notes that will leave your taste buds craving more.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 500 g Chicken cut into pieces
  • 3 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 2 Onions finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 inch piece Ginger grated
  • 2 Green Chillies slit lengthwise
  • 2 Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 400 ml Coconut Milk
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Coriander


  • Heat coconut oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • Stir in minced garlic, grated ginger, and slit green chillies. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and curry leaves. Cook until tomatoes are soft and oil starts to separate.
  • Lower the heat and add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, and red chilli powder. Stir well to combine.
  • Add the chicken pieces to the pan. Mix well to coat the chicken with the spices.
  • Pour in coconut milk and season with salt. Bring to a simmer.
  • Cover the pan and cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving.

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