Monday, June 11, 2018

SPICY CHICKEN FRY / SPICY CHICKEN CHUKKA


Spicy chicken fry is a delicious treat for spicy food lovers. It pairs well as a side dish with dal chawal or can be relished with rotis, parathas, dosas and appams.

Ingredients:
Chicken ... 500 gms
Onions ..... 1 cup (sliced)
Green chillies .. 2
Curry leaves ... 1 sprig
Yogurt ... 3 tbsps.
Dry red chillies .. 2
Garlic paste .. 1 tbsp
Ginger paste ... 1 tbsp
Tomato puree ... 3 tbsps
Cinnamon .... 2 pieces
Cloves ........ 4-5
Black cardamom ... 1
Cumin seeds ..... 1 tsp
Saunf / aniseeds .. 1 tsp
Turmeric powder .. 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder .. 1 tsp
Cumin powder ...... 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder .. 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder ... 1 tsp (adjust as per your taste)
Sambar powder ...... 2 tsps (optional)
Oil ....................... 6 tbsps
Salt ................... to taste


Method:

1. Marinate the chicken pieces with yogurt, salt, turmeric powder. Set aside for few hours.






2. Heat oil in a kadai and add the whole spices. (black cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, saunf and cumin seeds)







3. Now add the sliced onions and saute.







4. Tip in the green chillies and dry red chillies, ginger and garlic paste.







5. Add few curry leaves.







6. Continue to stir fry until the onion becomes light brown.








7. Now add the chicken pieces and the spice powders.








8. Saute for few minutes and add the tomato puree.








9. Reduce the flame and cover the chicken stirring it at regular intervals.







10. Add a spoonful of sambar powder which is optional.








11. Simmer until the water from the chicken is completely dried up and the chicken is done.






12. Add some coriander leaves.


27 comments:

  1. Sambar powder in chicken. Being a bong this is new to me.Will try .

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    1. I like trying out adding all kinds of stuff for a change..

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  2. Such a flavorful chicken fry. Adding sambar powder is such an interesting addition - must have made the dish taste awesome.

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    1. Yes Pavani.. do try it sometimes. It really gives a lovely flavour.

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  3. Lipsmacking here, can smell the flavor of this chicken chukka rite through catchy clicks. Inviting side dish.

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    1. Thanks for the sweet compliment Priya.

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  4. Yummy. I cannot cook chicken but can use these ingredients to make mushroom. Thanks Shobha.

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    1. Yes Archana.. you can even cook soya chunks.

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  5. Sambar powder in chicken is something different. Will try this for my husband, he will love it

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    1. Do let me know when you make .. I am sure he will love it.

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  6. It looks delicious, shall try with soya chunks. Nice step by step instructions to follow.

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  7. Thank you for sharing and step by steps pics will be helpful. I like such recipes of chicken and will be trying this soon.

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    1. Me too.. I love spicy dishes. Thanks :)

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  8. Looks very tempting, Love such quick and delicious chicken dishes!

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  9. I will pass this to my friends she likes to try new kind of chicken recipe.

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    1. Thanks.. I am sure she'll like it.

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  10. The masala involved looks so delish, i am planning to try this with some soychunks

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    1. Soya chunks will taste equally delicious..
      Thanks.

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  11. Though I don't eat chicken, this dish surely looks appealing. I'd love to try it with some paneer, full of spices.

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    1. Yes Mayuri.. this masala tastes good in any dish.. even brinjals.

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  12. amzing preparation Shobha, surely your chicken recipe will be a treat to non vegetarian.

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    1. Thanks for the compliment dear :)

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  13. The dry chicken curry looks absolutely delish and the pictures are stunning !!

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