Madras Curry

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Madras Chicken Curry is a flavorful chicken curry from Tamil Nadu. It appeals with its delicious flavor of Madras curry powder and coconut milk. This curry can be enjoyed with various rice and bread variants. You can easily prepare this Madras Chicken Curry in a few minutes using this ready-to-cook Madras Curry Sauce.



  • Heat 1 tbsp of cooking oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • When it sizzles, add 350 grams of chicken and shallow fry for 3 minutes on each side until browned.
  • Add half (60 grams) of the sauce, sprinkle over the contents of the spice cap, and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the remaining sauce (60 grams) and water, and simmer gently, stirring it occasionally, until the meat is cooked throughout.
  • Garnish Madras curry with fresh coriander leaves before serving.

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 120 Grams | Calories: 140 Cal | Total Fat 10 g: 13% | Saturated Fat 3g: 15% | Trans Fat: 0 Grams| Cholesterol 0mg: 0%| Sodium 470 mg: 20% | Total Carbohydrates 12gm: 4% | Dietary Fiber 2g: 7% | Total Sugars 6g; Includes 4g Added Sugars:8%| Protein 1g: 2%| Vitamin D 0mcg: 0%| Calcium 39mg: 4%| Iron:1.6mg: 8%| Potassium 170 mg: 4%


Optional: Chicken can be replaced with lamb, prawns, mixed vegetables, and cottage cheese.

Chef’s Tips

  • Brown the chicken nicely to enhance its taste.
  • Add a seasoning of coconut oil, mustard seeds, shallots, and curry leaves to this curry to enrich its taste.
  • Add more water to the curry to adjust its consistency.

Serving Suggestions

Kerala Nadan Kozhi can be served best with turmeric coconut rice, basmati rice, pulao rice, chapati and parotta. You can extend the recipe with a mango chutney and simple fresh tomato, coriander, and onion salad.


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