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How to prepare Chicken With Kanthari Chilly

Updated on May 30, 2016

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5 stars from 3 ratings of Chicken in Kanthari Chilli

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 40 min
Ready in: 1 hour 10 min
Yields: 4


  • 1kg chicken
  • 80gm Shallots
  • 150gms Tomato, puree
  • 25gms Kanthari, chopped
  • 25gms Garlic, pasted
  • 25gms Ginger, pasted
  • to taste salt
  • 10gms Curry leaves
  • 5gms Turmeric, powered
  • 100gms Fennel
  • 5gms Pepper, crushed
  • 5gms Jeera, powdered
  • 70ml Coconut oil
  • 500ml Coconut milk, thin
  • 250ml Coconut milk, thick


  1. Marinate the chicken with turmeric,salt and Kanthari chilli paste for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a pan,add ginger,garlic,chopped chilli,shallots and curry leaves.
  3. Sauté it all till golden brown and add tomato puree,continue cook till the oil floats on top
  4. Now add chicken to it,add some salt to it and cook well. Add water or stock to it. When Chicken is half done,add thin coconut milk to this and cook until the chicken is fully done.
  5. Reduce the fire and add thick coconut milk, cook for 2 or 3 minutes.
  6. Decorate with sauted curry leaves,shallots and Kanthari chilli.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 140
Calories 231
Calories from Fat45
% Daily Value *
Fat 5 g8%
Saturated fat 3 g15%
Unsaturated fat 2 g
Carbohydrates 0 g
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Protein 43 g86%
Cholesterol 119 mg40%
Sodium 104 mg4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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      viewfinders 17 months ago from God's own country(kerala)

      @sari kanthari (a type of chilli shown in picture).

      That is already mentioned in ingredients.

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      sari 18 months ago

      When we use fennel jeera and this recipe use chopped chillies.but n ingredients you not mentioned chilliles

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      viewfinders 4 years ago from God's own country(kerala)

      Thanks for your comment,

      Its really spicy and is good for health as i am used Kanthari chilly .These chilies help us to reduce cholesterol .

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Wow! An incredible recipe the spices are my best choice and I simple enjoy spicy foods. Chicken is among my favorite foods and it looks so delicious!