• Chicken-1 kg 
  • Onion-3 (Medium)
  • Turmeric powder - 2 tsps
  • Curd - 2 tsps
  • Tomatoes - 3 medium
  • Red Chilli powder - 4 tsps
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Ginger- garlic paste - 2 tsps
  • Salt to taste


1) Marinate the chicken with little of turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and 2 tsps of curd for 1 hour.

2) Heat oil in a kadai. Add the finely sliced onion and saute till tender.

3) Add finely chopped tomatoes and saute well with Onion till soft and tender. Add Salt.

4) Add Chilli powder, Turmeric powder and Coriander powder. Mix it well till the raw smell leaves.

5) Then add chicken pieces. Mix it well with the masala. Add a cup of water. Cover with a lid. Cook in a medium flame until chicken is fully cooked and the curry leaves out oil. 

Serve hot with rice.


Varsha Vipins said...

easy lovely recipe Shama..:)

Gita Jaishankar said...

The kolubu looks very delicious Shama, I have never added coconut milk in these types of gravies, will try out your recipes soon :)

Shama Nagarajan said...

thank u varsha and gita

Unknown said...

nice and simple kozambu shama

Srikitchen said...

looks delicious and yum!
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Purva Desai said...

Yummy and soothing Kolumbu, this is a new dish for me...thnks for sharing

Yasmeen said...

Spicy with 8-10 chillies,nice one to warm up this cold season:)

KOLLU IDLI (Horse gram Idli)