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Chettinad Nattu Kozhi Kulambu is a delicious chicken gravy made with the country hen. Made with lot of spices, this is a really yummy gravy that goes well with rice or roti.
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If you have been following my blog, you would have known my love for chettinad cuisine. Hailing from the South Indian Chennia, it is natural for me to love this cuisine. I love all the spices that go into the chettinad cuisine. It is a typical and traditional cuisine from the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
If you have been to any Tamilian restaurants, you will invariably see at least one Chettinad dish on the menu. And this Chettinad Nattu Kozhi Kulambu will also be there on any Chettinad restaurants.
Nattu Kozhi means the country hen which is bred by the local farmers. Anyone who has tasted the country hen and the broiler variety will attest it’s superiority. That is because the country hen is fed on a natural diet and raised on a farm naturally.
I always prefer the country hen whenever given a chance. So if you get hold of the nattu kozhi then definitely try it once.
When you buy the nattu kozhi or the country hen, the cooking time will vary as the age of the hen will vary and meat will take different time to cook.
Like other chettinad recipes, I have added a quite a few spices to the Chettinad Nattu Kozhi Kulambu. Like always, if you can, use a stone pestle to grind the spices. If not, you can always use a mixie.
The Chettinad Nattu Kozhi Kulambu is pretty much easy to make and once you get your spices ready, you are all set to make some delicious curry.
This Chettinad Nattu Kozhi Kulambu goes well both with roti and rice. You can serve this as a side dish to the roti or any other India bread. Or simply serve with some plain steamed rice and fried papad.
Tips for making Chettinad Nattu Kozhi Kulambu
- The amount of cooking time will depend upon the age of the chicken. The more aged it is, the more time it will take to cook.
- If possible, use the stone pestle for grind the spices. Otherwise just use the mixie.
Let’s get started with the Chettinad Nattu Kozhi Kulambu
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