How to make Chettinaad Chicken Cups -

Cup shaped pastries baked and filled with chettinaad chicken.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Dough

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chettinaad Chicken Cups

Chettinaad Chicken Cups Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chettinaad Chicken Cups Recipe

  • Chicken on bone, cut into cubes 450 grams

  • Dough puff pastry as required

  • Refined flour (maida) for dusting

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Garlic cloves chopped 5-6

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon ¼

  • Paste

  • Scraped coconut roasted ¾ cup

  • Coriander seeds roasted 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds roasted 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies roasted 5-6


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC.

Step 2

Dust the worktop with some flour and place some dough on it. Roll out into a thin sheet.

Step 3

Using a large cookie cutter, cut out discs from the sheet. Discard the excess dough.

Step 4

Roll out the discs a little and line a silicon muffin mould tray with them. Prick them with a fork. Put the tray in the preheated oven and blind bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 5

To make the paste, grind together coconut, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and dried red chilies with a little water into a fine paste.

Step 6

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add curry leaves and let them splutter. Add ginger and garlic, mix and sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Add onions, mix and sauté till golden. Add chili powder and turmeric powder, mix well and sauté for a minute.

Step 8

Add ground paste, mix well and sauté for 2 minutes. Add chicken, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 9

Add salt and mix well. Add some water, mix well and cook till the chicken is fully done.

Step 10

Add coriander leaves and lemon juice, mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 11

Fill the baked cups with Chettinaad chicken and garnish with coriander sprigs.

Step 12

Serve immediately.

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