Nellore kodi pulusu (chicken cooked in tamarind gravy)

Main Dish
4 servings
16 min
35 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Chicken 1 kg

Onion chopped 1

Tomato 1 (chopped into 4 pcs)

Turmeric 1/2 tsp

Juice of half lemon

Salt as per taste

Make a fine paste of the following ingredients:-

Fresh coconut 1 tablespoon

Ginger garlic paste 1 tablespoon

Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

Garam masala 1/2 teaspoon

For seasoning

Onion 1 chopped

Green chillies silted 2

Cloves 2

Cinnamon 1'' 2pcs

Cardamom 2

Curd 1 tablespoon

Tamarind small lemon size (extract juice from tamarind)


  • Wash chicken.Add all the above ingredients.Mix well.Pour one glass of water and cook. Once the chicken is soft and there is still some water remaining switch of the stove and keep aside.
  • Take oil in a pan,heat it and add cinnamon,cloves and cardamom.Once they crackle add onions and fry till brown in colour. Add green chillies and fry.
    Add masala paste and fry till oil comes out.
  • Add curd and saute of 2-3 minutes. Then add tamarind juice and let it boil for another 3-4 minutes.n Now pour in the boiled chicken along with water. Cook on high flame for 10 minutes and then on low flame till it thickens into a gravy.
  • Serve hot with rice/dosa/parathas.


Nellore Kodi Pulusu (Chicken cooked in tamarind gravy), photo 1
Nellore Kodi Pulusu (Chicken cooked in tamarind gravy), photo 2




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