From Tamilnadu in South India, Chettinad Chicken is a fiery curry. There's no reason why you can't reduce the chillies to suit your own palate though. Chettinad Chicken tastes great with parathas (bread) and even plain boiled rice.
: 1/4 tsp
: 5 or 6, dried
Rub the chicken with the salt and turmeric and keep aside for ½ and hour. In a dish take oil, mustard seeds, and cook covered with a paper towel on high for 1-½ minutes.
- Add dal, fennel, red chillies and cook on high for another 2 minutes. Add onions and cook for 3 minutes.
- Mix the chicken, 1/4 cup water and cook covered on medium power of 60 for 14 minutes till the chicken is well cooked.