Today I am here to share a fantastic tasty chicken recipe - Kozhi Varuval / Chicken fry . This dish is so easy to make and needs no marination. This is so flavourful and pairs up perfectly as a side with both rice & rotis . It can also be made as a gravy depending upon your taste. We liked it very much and I am pretty sure you are also going to like it. So here comes the recipe and do try this yummy fry and let me know your views…
Chicken – 1 kg
Onion – 1 pureed
Tomato – 1 pureed
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
Curd – 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder / Manjal thool – 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder / Milagai thool – 1 tsp
Corriander powder / Kothamalli thool – 1 tsp
Chicken masala powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil – 3 tbsp
Cinnamon sticks / Pattai - 2 or 3 small pieces
Cardamom / Elachi - 2
Cloves / Kirambu – 2 or 3
Fennel seeds / Sombu – 1/2 tsp
Star anise – 1
Grab the needed ingredients.
Heat oil in a kadai and add the tempering ingredients and fry for a min .
Add the ginger garlic paste and the onion puree and fry for 2-3 mins..
Add the tomato puree and fry till oil separates (will take 2-3 mins).
Add the turmeric powder and mix it .
Add the chilli powder give a good mix.
Add the corriander powder and mix well.
Add the chicken masala powder and mix well. ( I used store bought Aachi chicken masala powder , you can use your favourite brand ).
Now add the cleaned chicken pieces and coat them well with the masala .
Throw in the curd and give it a good mix .
Keep in medium flame and cover the kadai with a lid and allow the chicken to cook ( no need to add water as the chicken oozes out water).
Add required salt and cook well till the meat gets tender and you can see the oil oozes out from the sides ( will take 20-25 mins in medium low flame , stir in between to avoid burning ).
- Adjust the spiciness according to your taste.
- Add curry leaves while tempering for nice flavour.