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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