South India’s culinary love affair with chicken needs no introduction. From ever popular snacks like chicken 65, Andhra-style chicken fry to chicken curries like Korri gassi, Chicken Chettinad and more, this cuisine provides a host of chicken delicacies that we all can’t resist indulging in. This article is a shout out to all the non-vegetarian food lovers across the country, if chicken happens to be your choice of meat, then allow us to unveil the super delicious recipe hailing from South India. From quintessential dishes like dosa, uttapam, idli to biryani and more, we are sure you must have tried a host of recipes from this cuisine but this particular chicken recipe is a game changer. It is called Tamil Nadu Salna.
Be it for lunch or dinner, this recipe can be eaten anytime. Infact, it is perfect to make for lunch to impress the guests. To prepare this, you first need to prepare the salna (gravy). It involves some spices along with south Indian star ingredients like coconut paste and poppy seeds and not to forget curry leaves, of course! This recipe is best paired with parotta and steamed rice. Now, let’s learn the complete recipe below.
Tamil Nadu-Style Chicken Salna: How To Make Tamil Nadu-Style Chicken Salna
To begin with the recipe, heat peanut oil in a pan, add whole spices and wait until they splutter. Now add curry leaves, green chillies, poppy seeds, fresh grated coconut, ginger pieces and some garlic cloves.
Wait until the spices and coconut turn brown in colour. Keep stirring to avoid burning. Once done, let the mixture cool down. For the complete recipe of Chicken Salna, click here.
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Now that you know how to make it, try it at home and let us know how you liked it in the comment section below. Happy Cooking!