23 May, 2013

Chettinad Chicken Soup / Rasam

Chicken Chettinad Soup / Rasam

                        It's spicy hot and flavored soup recipe  all the way from chettinad to your home!..try, taste and enjoy.

                        It's been a very  long time since I blogged but happy that I kick started again with a spicy chetinad recipe.

                        No more stories, let's start!...



Tender chicken - 1/2 kg.
Tomato - 2.
Salt - as needed.
Oil - 2tsp.

Dry roast and grind (grind - 1 powder):
Red chillies - 4 - 5.
Coriander seeds - 2 tsp.
Fenugreek - 1/4 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp.
Pepper - 1 tsp.
Bengal gram - 2tsp.

 Grind without water (grind - 2 paste):
Shallots - 10.
Garlic - 8 pods.

Seasoning :
Oil - 2 tsp.
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp.
Bay leaf - 1/2 leaf.
Curry leaf - 7-8.

1. Dry roast the ingredients and grind (grind -1 powder), grind shallots and garlic (grind - 2 paste).

2. Cut, clean and marinate the chicken pieces with 1 tsp curd, 1/2 tsp tumeric powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper powder and 1 tsp lemon juice.

3. saute marinated chicken pieces in 2 tsp oil for 2min.

4. Add in  the ground powder(grind - 1 powder) and ground paste(grind - 2 paste) + 3 cups of water + tomatoes + salt.

5. Cook till chicken is done.

6. Season it with fennel seeds, bay leaf and curry leaves in 2 tsp oil.

7. At last switch off the heat, transfer and garnish it with coriander leaves.

                                     Ta - Dahhh it's done, so simple!!


5 Post a comment:

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...


Suresh t said...


Would you please explain me what is the major difference in cooking method between chettinadu and other typical cooking.(not just soup).


tinku shaji said...

Lovely Recipe... First time here.. came from indiblogger... I am from cbe as well... Happy to follow u...

Princy Vinoth said...

Loved this.Fooled you from foodie.Glad to have found u.

mullaimadavan said...

Nice recipe Meena, this soup will be a so warm and soothing on a cold wintry day! Drooling....

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