Kerala Style Chicken Stew is a very mild yet full of flavours Chicken curry which is cooked in coconut milk and with minimum spices.

Kerala Style Chicken Stew

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 366 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Kerala Style Chicken Stew is a very mild yet full of flavours Chicken curry which is cooked in coconut milk and with minimum spices.

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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 Green cardamom
  • 2-3 Clove
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 3-4 Black peppercorn
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 cups Onion Thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic Finely chopped
  • 2 Green chilli Slit into half
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 750 g Chicken
  • 1 cup Thin coconut milk
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Potato Peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup Carrot Peeled and cubed
  • 2 tbsp Cashew nut paste - 2 tbsp
  • 1 cup Thick Coconut milk - 1 cup

For tempering

  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 4-5 Small pearl onions Sliced
  • 10-12 Curry leaves

Instructions

  1. Heat coconut oil in a pan.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, peppercorn and bay leaf.
  3. Fry for a few seconds.
  4. Add onion, ginger and garlic and fry until they turn translucent.
  5. Add green chilli and curry leaves and fry for a minute.
  6. Now add chicken, thin coconut milk and salt.

  7. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  8. Add potato and carrot and cook until chicken and vegetables are done.
  9. Add cashew nut paste and thick coconut milk and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  10. For tempering, heat coconut oil in a pan.
  11. Once the oil is hot, add onion and curry leaves and fry until golden brown.
  12. Pour the tempering over the chicken.
  13. Serve hot with Appam.
Nutrition Facts
Kerala Style Chicken Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 366 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 148mg6%
Potassium 366mg10%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 1650IU33%
Vitamin C 112.3mg136%
Calcium 56mg6%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.