Kadaknath chicken which is known for its distinctive black meat has incredible medicinal properties. Medical experts say that consuming the meat of the kadaknath chicken or black fowl can efficiently treat many ailments from migraines to tuberculosis. They are prescribed as medicine to ensure women's health as well. They are however reluctant to lay eggs on frequent intervals. It would take at least a week before laying another egg.
The kadaknath chicken, also called the 'kaali maansi' for its black meat, was originally bred by the tribal communities of Madhya Pradesh. They breed well in temperatures ranging from 10°C to 45°C. The fowls like to enjoy the occasional drizzles as well. There would be a strip of white feathers below the neck when the kadaknath chickens are hatched. Later the body would be covered in black plumage. The kadaknath chicken is the latest star among the online trolls in Kerala. However, not many realize the amazing health benefits of the kadaknath chicken. Try out this recipe of the kadaknath chicken curry which is flavoursome and delicious.