Chicken Home Cooking Indian cuisine Meals Non vegetarian South Indian Food

Mom style chicken curry

I am very excited about this post. I am currently at Mumbai on a vacation and visiting my family. This is the only time in the last 6 months that i have come to Mumbai and i plan to spend the time watching my mother in law and mom cook food for me. This weekend my Mother in law cooked a special treat for us. Her famous chicken curry. She is a great cook and the recipe that she showed me is very simple to make. I am sure that i will treasure this recipe with me and I hope you will enjoy it as well


  • Chicken cut into pieces
  • Onion
  • Green chillies
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Coriander leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Coriander seeds
  • Red chillies
  • Pepper
  • Cloves
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Curry leaves


  1. Make a green paste of ginger, garlic, coriander leaves, onion and green chillies and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in pan, add coriander seeds, chopped onion and red chillies. Make it into a brown paste by adding some water to it, and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onions and salt. Saute till the onion turns slightly brown.
  4. Add the green paste and saute. Add turmeric powder and cook.
  5. Add chicken pieces and saute. Add the brown paste and mix well.
  6. Add some water and cook till the chicken pieces are cooked.
  7. Add curry leaves to finish.

Delicious chicken curry is ready to be served with flat Indian bread (chapati, roti, naan) or steam rice.

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Chicken Indian cuisine Meals Non vegetarian South Indian Food

Chicken vepudu/ Chicken Masala


  • boneless Chicken
  • red chilly powder
  • roasted channa powder
  • rice flour
  • salt
  • egg
  • lemon (1 and 1/2)
  • coriander leaves
  • oil
  • fennel/badi-sauf
  • red chillies
  • curry leaves
  • onion
  • turmeric powder
  • black pepper powder.
  • lemon juice


  1. In a bowl mix Red chilly powder, Roasted channa powder, Rice flour, salt, 1 egg, water, lemon juice and coriander leaves. Mix well to form thick batter.
  2. Add boneless chicken cubes and marinate it.
  3. In a pan, heat oil and fry the chicken pieces till it is cooked.
  4. Once the chicken is fried, take it in a plate and keep it aside.
  5. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds splutter, add fennel/badi-sauf, red chillies, curry leaves, chopped onion, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, salt and water. Saute.
  6. Add the fired chicken, salt curry leaves, chopped green chillies, black pepper powder and lemon juice. Saute.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves

Delicious chicken dry is ready.

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