Recipe: Chettinad Chicken Fry

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Chettinad Chicken Fry

Tamil nadu, Mains

Chicken gravy
149 calories/serving
55 mins
This simplistic stir fry chicken recipe is cooked with the classic Chettinad flavors and is hard to resist. Chettinad chicken fry is extremely famous apetizer in almost all the restraunts in Southern part of India.

Recipe by:

Spice Eats


1. Soak the shallots in water for around 30 minutes so that it’s easier to peel the skin.

2. Dry roast all the items for the chettinad masala powder in a pan on low heat for around 3 minutes. remove onto a plate and allow it to cool. grind it into a fine powder and set aside.

3. Slice the green chillies and chop the coriander leaves.

4. Heat oil in a wok or kadhai and add the shallots. fry the shallots for 3 minutes on medium heat till they are little soft.

5. Now add the green chillies and curry leaves. continue to fry on medium heat for 2 minutes.

6. Add the crushed ginger and garlic, give a mix and continue to fry on medium heat for 2 minutes.

7. Now add the chicken pieces and the turmeric powder. give a mix and fry on high heat for 2-3 minutes till the chicken is browned.

8. Now add salt, give a mix and cover & cook on low heat for 15 minutes. remove the lid 1-2 times in between and give a stir.

9. After 15 minutes, remove the lid and add the chettinad masala powder. mix well and continue frying on low heat for around 5 minutes.

10. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

By Spice Eats