Andhra Style Green Chilly Chicken

Andhra Style Green Chilly Chicken

Ingredients (Serves 6)

1. Chicken – 1 kg, cut into small pieces

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt – To taste

2. Oil – 2 tbsp

3. Onion –1 medium-large (Around 1.5 cup, finely chopped

Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tbsp

5. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

6. Coriander leaves – 1/4 bunch (1/2 cup),  rinsed well

Green chilies (spicy) – 4 – 5

Lemon juice – 1.5 tbsp

7. Oil – 2 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

Green chilies (mildly spicy) – 6 – 8, slit or diagonally sliced

Method

1. Marinate chicken pieces with other ingredients numbered 1. Set aside for 30 minutes.

2. Grind ingredients numbered 6 –  coriander leaves, 4 – 5 green chilies and lemon juice in the small jar of a blender.

3. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a kadai over medium-high. Add onion and little salt. Saute until onion turns transparent. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until onion turns light golden. Bring down the heat to low. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and masala powder. Mix well.  Cook for 1 minute over low heat. Add chicken pieces and mix well. Cook for a few minutes, stirring in between. Cook covered over low-medium heat, stirring occasionally until almost done. Add coriander paste and mix well. Cook for a few minutes until chicken is completely done.  Switch off the flame.

3. Heat 2 tsp oil/ ghee in a kadai. Splutter cumin seeds and add green chilies and curry leaves. Cook for a  minute. Add the prepared chicken masala. Mix well. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes. Add 1 tsp butter. Mix well and switch off the flame. Serve with chapathi/porotta/pulao etc.

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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