26 July, 2016
Tamil Nadu Chicken Fry Recipe
Preparation time – 10 mins
Cooking time – 30 mins
Recipe type – side dish/starters
Cuisine – South Indian
Serve – 4
Measurement cup used 1 cup = 220 ml
Chicken – 750 g (cut into medium size)
Onion – 2-3 medium size (chopped)
Ginger – garlic – 2 tbsp (paste or grated)
Tomato – 1 medium (chopped)
Green chilli – 2-3 (cut into length wise)
Curry leaves – 2 stem
Cinnamon stick – 2 inch
Clove – 4 -5
Black pepper / kalimirch – ¼ tsp
Fennel seeds – ½ tsp
Cumin / jeera – ½ tsp
Red chili powder – 1 tsp or as per taste
Kashmiri red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric – ½ tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Garam masala – ½ tsp
Oil – 2- 3 tbsp
Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp (chopped)
For making course powder
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
Black pepper / kalimirch – 1 ½ tsp
Rinse the chicken with water 2-3 time and drain it completely.
Add lemon juice and salt, mix well and keep it in refrigerator to marinate for about 30 minutes.
Meanwhile in a small blender take 1 tsp fennel seeds and 1 1/2 tsp black peppercorns, make course powder. set aside till we need it.
After 30 minutes heat oil in a kadai. Add cinnamon, black pepper corn, fennel seeds, clove and cumin seeds. Wait until they crackle.
Add ginger – garlic (paste or grated), fry till raw smell goes off.
Add chopped onion, curry leaves and green chilies, saute for a minute.
Add marinated chicken and fry for 5-6 minutes over medium flame.
Add red chili, Kashmiri red chili, turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala. Fry for one more minute.
Add chopped tomato and salt, stir. Cover it up with the lid and cook until chicken gets tender and maintain low flame. Note – do not add water because chicken releases its own water and gets cooked.
When the chicken gets cooked add course powder that we made, stir well.
Finally add chopped coriander leaves, stir and turn off the flame.
Chicken fry is ready. Serve it as side dish or as starters.
Rinse chicken and drain it compeletly
Add lemon juice
Mix well and refrigerate it for 30 mins
Take fennel seeds and black pepper corns
Make course powder
Add above whole garam masala, wait until they crackle
Add ginger – garlic paste or grated, fry till raw smell goes off
Add chopped onion, slit green chilies and curry leaves
Fry until onion turns translucent
Add marinated chicken and fry for 5-6 minutes over medium flame
Add turmeric, red chili, kashmiri red chili, coriander, cumin and garam masala powder, fry for one more minute
Add tomato salt, stir well
Cover it up with the lid and cook over low flame
After some time chicken will release some water, stir and again cover it up. cook until chicken gets tender
Add fennel and black pepper powder, stir well
Add coriander leaves, stir and turn off the flame
Tamil nadu chicken fry is ready