Kozhi Mulakittathu/Chicken Mulakittathu

Kozhi Mulakittathu is a traditional Malabar dish. This curry goes well with ghee, rice, pathiri, porotta, idiyappam, etc.


Chicken, cut into pieces – 1 kg

Coconut oil – as needed

Onion – 2 big

Garlic paste – 2 tsp

Ginger paste – 2 tsp

Green chillies, chopped – 3

Tomatoes, chopped – 2 big

Salt – as required

Coriander powder – 1 1/2 tsp

Kashmiri chilli powder – 3 1/2 tbsp

Garam masala powder – 2 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Coriander leaves

Curry leaves


Clean and cut chicken into pieces.

Heat coconut oil in a pan. Saute onion, garlic paste, ginger paste, green chillies, curry leaves, and salt.

When onion turns brown in color, add Kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, and garam masala powder. Stir well.

Add tomato. When tomato becomes mushy, add chicken. Mix well.

Close the lid and cook for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, open the lid and add required amount of water.

Now close the lid and cook till it is done.

Garnish with coriander leaves and curry leaves.

7 thoughts on “Kozhi Mulakittathu/Chicken Mulakittathu”

  1. Yummy 🙂
    Looking very delicious ! This hot red chilli curry will go hand in hand wonderfully with soft, fluffy appom. An ideal celebratory dish for this year's Easter.
    A happy Easter 🙂


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