Thursday, June 4, 2009

Tamilnadu Chicken kulambu

Koli Kulambu

There are million ways to make chicken.Isn't that wonderful!! But rice as a complement only one method rocks...a good koli kulambu...My mom makes very tasty koli kulambu and she learned it from my this recipe is being passed on from generation to generation!!!

Enga veetu koli kulambu
Gingely oil - 1/4 cup
Chicken(with bones)
Spices(cardamom,cinnamon,aniseed,clove,bayleaf)-1 each
Onion - big 1
tomato - 2
chilli powder
coriander powder
turmeric powder
cumin powder
salt to taste
coriander leaves

Whole Pepper seeds-10
Fennel seeds-1 tbsp
ginger-1 inch
garlic-10 cloves

Paste #2
cumin seeds

Grind the two paste and keep it aside.Heat oil in cooker.put the spices,cumin seeds,curry leaves.Add onion and saute well.Put the chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder and saute in oil.Add tomato and paste #1.Cook well till the oil seperates.Add chicken,salt and the Paste #2.Close cooker and cook for 2-3 whistles.Then add salt if required and add some cumin powder.Garnish with coriander leaves.


  1. Hi,

    Just a question?? do we need to add water?? Please let me know ASAP. I am preparing with the help of your blog.

  2. oh yes have to add water(abt 1 cup) before closing the cooker!!!! :-)

  3. well. It is just like sharing without a full heart. Where is the measurement? A good curry is the work of how you proportion them in terms of ingredients. A person who like to share would put all in details. I am quite dissapointed with this recipes as I am not being able to make up a good curry that you claim it would be.

  4. thanks Swarna was really good whn i tryed.Any other new methods??


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