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 nos
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 – as needed


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 colour, add kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder and garam masala. Stir well.

Add chopped tomatoes. When tomato gets mashed up, add chicken. Mix well.

Close the lid and cook for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, open the lid, 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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