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    The Bangala Table - Flavors and Recipes from Chettinad is a real feast for the ' butler' cuisine, learn, experiment with the help of this visually stunning book. The Chettinad Cookbook. likes ยท 7 talking about this. The Chettinad Cookbook is a compendium of traditional chettinad cuisine authored by. Apr The Chettinad Cookbook By Meyyammai Murugappan While this book seems small it is a treasure trove of recipes from Hyderabadi khansamas.

    Marinate the chicken and set aside. On a low flame, dry roast coriander seeds and red chilies. When the coriander seeds begin to smell good, add elaichi, jeera, saunf, pepper, cinnamon and cloves. Roast till cloves smell good. Next add poppy seeds. Quickly toss. You can also set these aside to a plate before adding coconut.

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    Method: Heat sesame oil in a pan until hot. Add in the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds. Let the seeds splutter. Add in the chopped Indian shallots chinna vengayam and chopped garlic. Add in the curry leaves. Fry for minutes until the shallots are soft.

    Add in the chopped tomatoes and the salt.

    Fry for a couple of minutes. Add in the kuzhambu milagai thool and coriander powder. If you dont have kuzhambu milagai thool, you can use sambar powder. Add in the tamarind pulp and the cooked toor dal. Simmer for 10 minutes more. Add in a teaspoon of jaggery in the end and switch of the flame.

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    Serve hot with rice. Roast till cloves smell good. Next add poppy seeds. Quickly toss. You can also set these aside to a plate before adding coconut. Add coconut and fry until the coconut smells good.

    Cool all these. Add them to a blender jar and pour little water. Make a smooth paste. Set aside the masala to a small bowl. In the same jar, grind tomatoes to smooth. You can also use chopped tomatoes. Making chicken chettinad Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaf and onions. Fry till they turn translucent to golden. Transfer the chicken and fry for at least 4 to 5 mins. Add tomatoes, turmeric, salt and chili powder if using. Mix well and fry till the oil begins to separate.

    Then add the ground paste and curry leaves. Fry for 2 to 3 mins.

    I use hot water. Using cold water sometimes toughens the chicken.

    Cover and cook till it is fully done, soft and tender. The gravy becomes thick by then. If not cook without a lid and evaporate some water.

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    Pour more water if needed to get the desired consistency. Cook till the chicken gravy thickens. Garnish with fried curry leaves. Serve chicken chettinad gravy with rice or phulka. On a low flame dry roast coriander and red chilies first.