Chicken Thanni Kuzhambu/Rasam-chettinad style

Chicken Thanni Kuzhambu or Rasam:

In olden days we get Nattukozhi as a common  breed at every house in villages, This Nattu kozhi Rasam had been prepared especially on Sundays, Indian spice pepper added along with chicken cures a cough, fever, body pain and relax mood from tiredness, after long day work and also whose activities produce gas, irritation, and/or diarrhoea or constipation.

Chicken Thanni Kuzhambu
Chicken Thanni Kuzhambu


Chettinad special Chicken Rasam for Non-vegetarian Lovers. Rasam is good for cold and Sneezing and body pain this can use to drink or have with hot plain rice. Easiest non-vegetarian recipe to prepare in Large quantities.

Ingredients to make rasam powder: This should be done freshly which gives you fantastic flavour

Red chillies 2 nos
Pepper 1 tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds-1tsp or powder
Garlic 5 + cloves
Grind in the mix for few seconds, not a fine powder, as crushed.
This should be added Finally.

Ingredients for Kuzhambu:

Chicken – 1/2 kilo (With bone)
Small onion-10 nos cut
Tomato-1 big chopped
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Salt 1tbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Curry leaves-2 twig

water 4 cups
Fennel seeds=1.4 tsp
Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
Methi seeds -few
Oil -2tsp
Chilli and Coriander mixed powder 2 tbsp or sambar powder also can be used alternatively

Curry leaves 2 twigs


Take a pressure cooker, add chicken pieces, chopped tomato ,onion, turmeric powder, Chilli powder, salt, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, curry leaves, Methi seeds, oil and curry leaves. Add 4 cups of water, altogether cook for 2 whistles .

Note: If you prefer you can marinate chicken with turmeric powder and salt for half an hour before pressure cook.

When the pressure is released bring it to boil again and add the crushed rasam powder, switch off the stove.

Serve with Plain Rice or coconut Rice .


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