Curried Chicken Macaroni / Chicken Curry Macaroni


3/4 kg chicken, cut into small pieces
400 gm macaroni
2 onions, sliced
4-5 green chillies, chopped
5 garlic cloves, crushed
small piece ginger, crushed
1 tomato, chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp coriander powder
3/4-1 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp pepper powder
2 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp chicken masala powder
1 cup grated coconut
1 sprig curry leaves
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
salt to taste
oil, as required


  1. Boil 6-7 cups of water in a large pan adding a tsp of oil and salt. Add macaroni to this and cook till done. Strain in colander, rinse under cold running water and drain thoroughly. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add sliced onion, green chillies, crushed ginger and garlic and saute well adding salt.
  3. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and 1/4-1/2 tsp garam masala and saute well at low flame.
  4. Add chopped tomato and mix well and cook covered for 2 minutes till soft.
  5. Add cleaned chicken pieces to this and mix well. Add 1 cup of water and mix well. Adjust the salt and cook covered till done.
  6. In the meantime, heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add fennel seeds and grated coconut and fry till brown.
  7. Add chicken masala powder to this and mix well.
  8. Switch off the flame and allow to cool. Then grind it to a smooth paste adding 1/2 cup of water.
  9. Now add this coconut paste and little water to the chicken curry and allow to boil well.
  10. Adjust the salt and add curry leaves.
  11. Then add the drained macaroni and mix well till the macaroni is well coated with the curry.
  12. Add 1/2 tsp pepper powder and 1/2 tsp garam masala and mix well for 2 minutes.
  13. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Remove from the flame and serve hot…

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