Coconut Chicken Stew

Chicken Stew is a very mild yet flavorful Chicken curry which is cooked in coconut milk with minimum spices and is a traditional recipe from the state of Kerala in India takes only 20 minutes to make.

Chase the flavors

Serves 2-3

Prep time 10 Minutes

Cooking time  50 Minutes


Ghee - 1 tbsp

Oil -  1 tbsp 

Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp 

Chopped ginger and garlic - 4 tbsp 

Slit green chilli 

Curry leaves - Handful 

Sliced onion - 2

Chicken thighs - 750 gms 

Coconut milk -  350 ml 

Black Pepper -  Pinch 

Chopped coriander - Handful 

Ginger julienne -  For garnish 


1) Heat oil and ghee in a kadai or a sauce pan, add in mustard seeds and once they start to crackle, add in the ginger garlic, slit green chilli and curry leaves.
2) Once ginger garlic are a little brown add in he sliced onions and 1 minute after that add in the chicken thighs and cook for a few minutes.
3) Add in the coconut milk and water, adjust the seasoning at this point.
4) Cook for 10-12 minutes, switch off the gas and add in the black pepper.
5) Garnish with chopped coriander and ginger juliennes.


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