Chettinad Pepper Chicken Masala (Kozhi Milagu Masala)

  “Necessity is the mother of all, if not most, inventions.” -Someone Nope. By no means did I invent this dish. The people of Chettinad from South India did. This necessity was more like desperation.On a said Sunday, at noon, we felt the need for a very South Indian fix. Not the so-called British Indian…

Tomato Chicken Masala (Thakkali Kozhi Masala)

In February this year, we made our very first trip to Tamil Nadu. We were mainly in Karaikudi, an area known as the land of the Chettiars – Chettinad. Chettiars are a mercantile community who made their wealth overseas in the early to mid-twentieth century and returned to their ancestral homeland to build palatial homes….