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Chicken Chettinad
Chicken Chettinad
Alternative namesChettinadin Chicken
Place of originIndia[1]
Region or stateChettinad, Tamil Nadu[1]
Associated cuisineIndian
Main ingredientsChicken, kalpasi, yogurt, cream, tomato, onion, garlic, ginger, chili pepper, black pepper, coconut

Chicken Chettinad or Chettinad chicken is a classic Indian recipe, from the cuisine of Chettinad in Tamil Nadu, India. It consists of chicken marinated in yogurt, turmeric and a paste of red chillies, kalpasi, coconut, poppy seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, black pepper, ground nuts, onions, garlic and sesame oil. It is served hot and garnished with coriander leaves, accompanied with boiled rice or paratha.

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  1. ^ a b Brian (10 February 2016). "Chicken Chettinad – Its Origin and How to Make It". Archived from the original on 14 March 2016. Retrieved 27 February 2016.