Chettinad Chicken Fry

Chettinad Chicken Fry

A spicy chicken fry from South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Saneef H Ansari


  1. 750 Grams Chicken
  2. 4 Garlic
  3. 1 Tablespoon Fennel
  4. 1 Teaspoon Cummin Seeds
  5. 1 Teaspoon Corriander Powder
  6. 1 Tablespoon Chilly Powder
  7. 1 Tablespoon Pepper
  8. 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  9. 1 Tablespoon Yogurt
  10. salt
  11. 1 ½ Onion
  12. 1 Tomatos (Chopped)
  13. 1 ½ Garlic Ginger - Paset
  14. Curry Leaves
  15. 1 Tablespoon Pepper Powder


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    Grind Garlic, Ginger, Fennel, Cumin seeds, Coriander powder, Chilli powder, Pepper, Lemon juice, Yogurt, Turmeric powder, and Salt to the taste, to a paste.

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    Marinate the chicken with this paste for a couple of hours.

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    Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions. When the onions are soft add the ginger-garlic paste and then the tomatoes. Fry until the tomatoes are soft and the oil comes out.

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    To this add the chicken with very little water and cook until done and the water is evaporated.

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    In another pan heat some oil and fry the red chillies, curry leaves and the sliced onions. When almost done add the pepper powder to the onion and mix it well.

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    Add the fried onion to the cooked chicken and give it a stir. There you goes; the delicious Chettinad Chicken Fry is ready!

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