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Chicken Vindaloo Recipe Kerala Style

Chicken Vindaloo Recipe Kerala Style - A very delicious Chicken curry made with aromatic spices soaked in vinegar.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Author Fa's Kitchen


  • Chicken 500Grams
  • 1/2 tsp haldi / turmeric powder
  • 10 - 12 black pepper corns
  • 8 cloves
  • 5 - 6 green chilies
  • 1 tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • 1/4 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 10-12 whole dry red chilies
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 2 inch stick cinnamon / dalchini
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 4 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 2 medium sized onions finely sliced
  • 2 to matoes finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp coconut paste
  • salt to taste


  • Soak the black pepper, cloves, red chili, green chili, cumin seeds, ginger garlic, curry leaves and cinnamon in vinegar for at least half an hour.
  • Grind these soaked spices into a fine paste.
  • Apply the paste, turmeric powder and salt to the chicken pieces and marinate for at least 2 hours or over night.
  • Heat oil in pan and fry the onions till golden brown in color. Add the marinated chicken, tomatoes and cook till the chicken is half done.
  • Now mix in the coconut paste and cook till done.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon wedges and serve hot.