A spicy chicken fry from South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Grind Garlic, Ginger, Fennel, Cumin seeds, Coriander powder, Chilli powder, Pepper, Lemon juice, Yogurt, Turmeric powder, and Salt to the taste, to a paste.
Marinate the chicken with this paste for a couple of hours.
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.
To this add the chicken with very little water and cook until done and the water is evaporated.
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.
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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