Thanni Kulambu
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Erode Thanni Kulambu ~ Erode style Chicken curry

Spicy Chicken curry- the Erode style
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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To saute and grind

  • 1 cup Shallots
  • 3 Spring curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup Grated coconut
  • 4 tbsp thanni Kulambu podi

Other Ingredients

  • 1 Kg Chicken
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste


  • Cook the cleaned Chicken pieces with turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste until its 3/4th done.
  • Meanwhile, saute the shallots, curry leaves until shallots turn brown. Add grated coconut and saute for a couple of minutes until its slightly roasted.
  • Grind this shallot, curry leaves and coconut along with thanni kulambu podi to a fine paste. Add water and mix it well until watery.
  • Add this to the 3/4th cooked chicken. Add salt and mix well. Cook it to 3-4 Whistles or 10 Min whichever is first. Serve hot with Idli/Dosa