Thursday, 15 October 2015

Kallu shappu kozhi curry / Chicken curry Kerala Toddy shop style

Again with a chikcen curry recipe!This time came with a spicy hot chicken curry . You cant finish this curry without saying " sssssss..ssssss....." several times :)

Toddy shops are serving chicken curry as a side dish for toddy.So it should be hot.I got this recipe several years back from a toddy shop but never tried this before.My hubby cant tolerate that much spicy curry. When my best friend and family visited us here, I took this recipe and made a try.I served it with boiled tapioca and rice!Coconut bits with chicken pieces will give a feast to your taste buds!!!!!!!
If you love spicy chicken curry if you are searching for such a recipe your search ends here.....A super tasty side dish for non veg lovers!

Ingredients :

  • Chicken : 1 kg
  • Curd : 3 tblspn
  • Shallots / cheriya ulli  sliced : 1 cup
  • Tomato : 2
  • Garlic :; 10- 15 cloves 
  • Ginger : 2" piece
  • Chilly powder : 2 tblspn (up to your level)
  • Turmeric powder : 1/2 tspn
  • Coriander powder : 1 tblspn
  • Garam masala powder : 1 tblspn
  • Salt

To temper :

  • Mustard : 1 tspn
  • Fennel / perum jeerakam: 1/2 tspn
  • Dry red chilly : 3
  • Curry leaves : 2 springs
  • Coconut bits : 1/4 cup
  • Cinnamon / patta : 1
  • Clove / grampoo : 4
  • Cardamom / elakka : 2
  • Pepper / kurumulaku : 1 tspn
  • Oil

Method : 

  • Wash and clean the chicken pieces.Marinate with curd and salt.Keep aside.
  • Heat a clay pot / iron skillet / uruli ( ) with oil.Add mustard ,fennel , dry red chilly,curry leaves,cinnamon cardamom clove pepper and coconut bits.

  • Saute it well and add sliced shallots
  • add chopped tomatoes and saute it well till it become soft.Grind ginger and garlic together and add it.Saute it well till it leaves the raw smell
  • Add in coriander powder,chilly powder turmeric powder and garam masala powder.

  • Mix it well till the oil starts to seperate
  • Add marinated chicken pieces.Now add salt.Mix it well. Keep the clay pot closed for few minutes in low flame.

  • Add enough water and cook it in low flame.
  • Yummy chicken curry is ready to serve


  1. Wow....drooling over this chicken curry......!

  2. flavors!!

  3. Divine and loved. Toddy?? Oh yes, good one and had something similar in Kerala.

  4. Mouthwatering chicken curry

  5. First the "Toddy Style" and second the serving with "boiled tapioca"... I am going all drools here.

  6. Super luking curry.. love the pot n presentation.

  7. wow yummy chicken curry. nice presentation

  8. it was vry yummiiii...i made it nd luvd d taste :) ty for a yummi yummii recipe

  9. very informative post for me as I am always looking for new content that can help me and my knowledge grow better.

  10. Awesome work.Just wanted to drop a comment and say I am new to your blog and really like what I am reading.Thanks for the share

  11. Very informative, keep posting such sensible articles, it extremely helps to grasp regarding things.

  12. Wow...simple curry with full of flavour...was looking for a recipe with less masala


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