Curry Leaves Chicken/Kariveppila Chicken

This is prepared using chicken and curry leaves in a spicy masala.Adding curry leaves enhance the flavor and for spiciness only pepper and green chilly are used.This goes well with rice or roti.

Curry leaves Chicken (2)


  1. Chicken(cut into cubes)– 1/2 kg
  2. Onion(chopped) – 1
  3. Ginger(crushed) – 1 tbsp
  4. Garlic(crushed) – 6
  5. Green Chilly – 4
  6. Turmeric powder-1/4 tbsp
  7. Coriander powder –1/2 tbsp
  8. Yogurt-3 tbsp
  9. Coconut oil – 3 tbsp
  10. Curry leaves – 5 sprigs
  11. Salt

For Garam Masala

  1. Peppercorns – 1tbsp
  2. Cinnamon stick – 1”
  3. Fennel seeds – 1/4 tbsp
  4. Cloves-6
  5. Star anise –1
  6. Cardamom pods – 6

Curry leaves Chicken (1)


  1. Heat a pan.Saute curry leaves on low flame till it changes its color and crispy.transfer into a bowl and keep aside.
  2. In the same pan,add ingredients listed for the garam masala and saute for a minute on low flame.don’t let it burn.
  3. Grind the mix together with crispy curry leaves into a coarse powder.Keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in a pan.Add chopped onion,ginger,garlic,green chilly (you can add chilly according to your spiciness)and saute till onion turns light brown.
  5. Add turmeric powder,coriander powder to it and saute till raw smell goes.
  6. Add chicken pieces,curry leaves powder mix,yogurt ,salt and mix well.
  7. Cover and cook on medium flame till chicken is cooked well and masala is coated well with chicken.
  8. Turn off the flame.Garnish with curry leaves
  9. serve as side dish with rice or roti.

Recipe source: Mia Kitchen



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