A number of times we crave certain dishes or ingredients and that is when some recipes come into play. This recipe is useful when you are craving masala 'waala' and of course it is for non-vegetarian lovers who are willing to experiment. It is useful also when you have guests coming over and you wan to impress them with something different from a curry. You can make some dal and chicken sukka and serve with roti or even rice, all up to you. 

Chicken Sukka Recipe Card

This is a typical Mangalorean recipe which is an amalgamation of many spices, coconut and chicken.

Total Time :
75 min
Preparation Time :
15 min
Cooking Time :
60 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Main Course
Kishori Sud


  • 1 kg chicken
  • 1 chopped into thin slices of onion
  • 2 cardamom
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • For coconut masala: 2 tbsp coriander
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 pieces cinnamon
  • 10 bedki chillies
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 6 Kashmiri chillies
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 onion
  • 4-5 flakes garlic
  • 1 small ginger
  • 1 tsp salt


Step 1
Roast the chillies and keep them aside.
Step 2
Next, roast mustard, cumin, coriander, mustard, pepper, cloves, cinnamon, onion, ginger & garlic.
Step 3
Grind all the items together which includes coconut, salt, tamarind & turmeric and the roasted masalas, with little water to make a smooth coconut paste.
Step 4
Now heat oil in a vessel and fry onions till they turn golden brown.
Step 5
Add Chicken, salt & Elachi to cook for 10 minutes in the pan.
Step 6
Now add the paste we made and boil.
Step 7
Add the leftover coconut and bring it to boil again.
Step 8
Serve hot and if you think the dish needs tempering then use some amount of ghee.