Chicken chukka in Tamil / How to make chicken sukka

Chicken Sukka
Chicken chukka in Tamil / chicken sukka masala

( Tamil video of this spicy Chettinadu style chicken chukka recipe is embedded below )

Chicken – 3/4 kg
Tomato – 1
Coriander pdr – 1 1/2 tsp
Dry chilli pdr – 1/2 tsp
Cardamom pdr – 1/5 tsp
Cinnamon, cloves – few
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
To Grind 
Onion – 1/2 cup
Pepper / milagu – 1 tsp
Cumin seed / seeragam – 1/2 tsp
To Saute
Onion – 1/2 cup
Garlic – 1/4 cup
Mustard seed / kadugu – 1 tsp
Fennel seed / sombu – 1/2 tsp
1. In a pressure cooker ( or a pot with suitable lid ) add chicken pieces, tomato, coriander pdr, chilli pdr, cardamom pdr, cinnamon, cloves, ginger garlic paste, and salt. Mix chicken pieces with all theses ingredients well. 
2. Add required water ( add very less water because chicken pieces itself will expel water while boiling ) and let it cook for 3 pressure sounds on high flame ( if it is a pot, cover it and allow to cook for 15 minutes on high flame )
3. Grind all the ingredients under ‘ To Grind ‘ to fine paste.
4. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seed, fennel seed, then saute 1/2 cup of onion and 1/4 cup of garlic till they become tender. Then add cooked chicken pieces, ground onion pepper mixture and let it boil for few minutes till the raw smell of ground mixture goes off. Let the water dry up completely till it reaches to masala texture. Now garnish this chicken chukka masala with coriander leaves.

Written by: Kannathal chinniah

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