Chicken Rasam

Chicken Rasam:

Chicken rasam is a very popular dish in Chettinad district, Nattu kozhi rasam is made by my mother during winter, it is good for common cold, cough, body pain and fever. This can be served to drink and with steam cooked rice.



Chicken -250 gms]

Dry Red chilli-9 to 10 nos

Tomato-1 chopped

Tamarind juice-2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp


cumin -1/2 tsp

coriander seeds-1/2 tsp

Garlic crushed-3 nos

Curry leaves2 twigs


Clean chicken mix Salt and turmeric powder keep aside for an hour.

Cut dry red chilies into small pieces.

Chop tomato, crush Pepper, cumin, and coriander leaves, crush the garlic.


Method to prepare:

1. Heat pan with 1 tbsp of oil adds red chili saute until seeds turn a golden color.

2. Add curry leaves and marinated chicken saute well and add chopped tomato in it, saute until tomato loses it skin, water from chicken and tomato oozes out, saute until it evaporates.


3. Add 3 cups of water and tamarind juice, cook till chicken becomes soft, can pressure cook for 2 whistles.

4.When steam releases bring it to boil again, add crushed pepper and garlic, switch off the stove and serve hot and spicy chicken rasam.


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