Sunday 20 March 2022

Mallur Chicken Recipe/Salem Special – Mallur Chicken Curry - Video Recipe of Mallur Chicken in both English & Tamil

 Today, after a very long time I am going to share the great cooking legend – Chef Dhamu’s  unique and native recipe – Mallur Chicken. I am one of his great fans and always try out most of his recipes. The best part of this Mallur Chicken which I came across in his channel is that it requires minimal ingredients, but has wonderful flavor and unique taste hidden in it. This Mallur Chicken Curry can be made in less than 30 minutes and served along with steam cooked white rice or chapatis. Do try out this finger-licking and super tempting  Mallur Chicken and post your comment here. Also check out other interesting Chicken & Egg Recipes hereMutton Recipes hereFish Recipes here and Non-Vegetarian Biryanis/Pulavs here.

Here’s how to make Mallur Chicken with step by step photos…



500 g

Dry Red Chillies [De-seeded]



1 finely chopped

Ginger & Garlic Paste

1 tbsp

Coriander Powder

2 tsp

Turmeric Powder

½  tsp

Black Pepper Powder

½ tsp

Coconut Milk [Thick]

¼ cup [optional]


As needed

Cilantro/Coriander Leaves

1-2 tbsp finely chopped

Fennel Seeds/Sombu

1 tsp

Curry Leaves



2 tbsp

Preparation Time: 10 minutes                        Recipe Category: Main Course         

Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes                         Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu, India

Author: Priya Anandakumar

Check out other 

Chicken & Egg Recipes here,

 Mutton Recipes here

Fish Recipes here 

Non-Vegetarian Biryanis/Pulavs here.

Here's a short video of how to make Mallur Chicken Recipe in both English & Tamil...


Clean and wash the chicken thoroughly with water at least 2-3 times and drain the water. Cut the chicken to small cubes and keep it ready.

Add the cut chicken cubes to a bowl, add ½ tsp of turmeric powder, required salt and mix well.

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a heavy bottomed kadai or pan.

Add 1 tsp of fennel seeds and curry leaves to it.

Roast for few seconds until nice aroma arises.

Add the finely chopped onions to it and saute well until they turn soft and translucent.

At this stage add the de-seeded dry red chillies and saute well for about 2 minutes on medium flame.

Now add the ginger & garlic paste and saute well until the raw smell vanishes.

Add the Chicken and mix really well.

Saute the chicken for about 5-6 minutes, the chicken will change to white color.

Now add 2 tsp of coriander powder and required salt.

Mix everything really well for about a minute. Add ½ cup of water and mix well.

Cover and cook the chicken for about 10 minutes on low medium flame or until the chicken is well cooked.

Add more water if needed to cook the chicken. Stir in between to avoid it from burning.

After the chicken is cooked add ½ tsp of black pepper powder to it.

Add ¼ cup of thick coconut milk to it and mix everything really well. Adding coconut milk is optional, you can skip this step if you do not have coconut milk.

Let it boil for about a minute.

Finally add 1-2 tbsp of finely chopped cilantro and mix well. Now switch off the stove.

Delicious, tasty and authentic Mallur Chicken is ready to be enjoyed.

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Here's a short video of how to make Mallur Chicken Recipe in English & Tamil ...

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