Yogurt-Marinated Chicken in a Black Peppercorn Sauce

Chettinad Kozhi

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Chettinad, a region in Tamil Nadu, in the southeast of India, is known not only for its fiery foods showered with black peppercorns, red chiles, tamarind, and coconut, but also for its inhabitants, the Tamil-speaking, industrious Chettiars: bankers and businessmen, many of whom traveled to what were then called Ceylon and Burma during the 19th and 20th centuries to conduct commerce. This is a classic curry of the Chettiar community. Savor it over a mound of steamed white rice to absorb some