Spicy chettinad chicken fry / chettinadu kozhi varuval

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  • Spicy Chettinad Chicken Fry / Chettinadu Kozhi Varuval
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Number of serving: 4 servings
Preparation time: 16 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Ready in: 41 minutes
Difficulty: Very Easy


- Chicken - 1/2 kg

For Marination:
- red chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- ginger garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
- lemon juice - 1sp

For frying
- red chillies - nos
- cinnamon - 1 inch piece
- cloves - 2 nos
- fennel seeds/sombhu - 1 teaspoon
- chopped garlic - 2 teaspoons
- chopped ginger - 1 teaspoon
- 1 medium onion finely chopped
- few curry leaves
- salt to taste


Step 1:

Wash and marinate the chicken pieces with chilli powder , turmeric, ginger garlic paste, salt and lemon juice for atleast 1/2 an hour or overnight. In wide pan heat few tablespoon of oil.

Step 2:

Add cinnamon, cloves, curryleaves, sombhu and redchillies to the hot oil. Give it a stir for a minute and add the chopped onions, garlic and ginger.

Step 3:

Fry till translucent. Now add the marinated chicken pieces, stir well, add 1/2 cup of water and close with a tight lid. Cook in medium flame for 10 minutes.

Step 4:

Open the lid, stir well , check for salt and cook till the water is absorbed(approc 10 more minutes).

Step 5:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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