Chettinad chicken fry/ kozhi varuval

Main Dish
5 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
Chicken - 6 to 8 pieces

Turmeric Powder - 1/4 teaspoon

Ginger - 1 inch

Garlic - 4 to 5 nos

Dry Red Chillies - 5 to 6 nos

Pepper Corns - 1/2 teaspoon

Fennel Seeds( sombu) -2pinch

Shallots(small onions) - 2 to 3 nos

Coconut shredded - 1 tablespoon

CinnamonSticks - 1no

Cloves _ 2 nos

Cardamon - 1 no

Curd - 1 teaspoon

Salt To Taste

Oil For Frying


  • First clean and wash the chicken pieces ,then marinate it with curd and turmeric powder for 5 minutes.
  • In the mean time grind ginger, garlic, dry red chillies, pepper corns, fennel seeds, shallots, shredded coconut, cinnamon, cardamon, cloves to fine paste , by adding required amount of water.
  • Put this gravy to the chicken, add salt and mix all well to together so that the chicken is fully coated with the gravy and marinate this for about 1/2 hour.
  • Keep oil in a skillet /pan and deep fry the marinate chicken pieces.
  • No need to add any extra masala powders , if want you can add extra red chillies for ur spicy.


Chettinad Chicken Fry/ Kozhi Varuval, photo 1
Chettinad Chicken Fry/ Kozhi Varuval, photo 2
Chettinad Chicken Fry/ Kozhi Varuval, photo 3


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