Spicy chicken curry recipe

Prepare time: 15 min  Cook: 60 min  Serves: 6  Cuisine: Andhra


  •   Chicken 1 kg, bite-sized pieces
  •   Lemon juice 1/2 tbsp
  •   Oil 1/2 tbsp
  •   Onions 2, large. finely chopped
  •   Curry leaves 1 sprig
  •   Green chilies 6-8, slit lengthwise (adjust)
  •   Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  •   Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  •   Red chili powder 1 3/4 Tsp
  •   Cooking oil 4 tbsp
  •   Salt to taste
  •   Dry roast and grind to a fine powder
  •   Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
  •   Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  •   Fennel seeds 1/2 tsp
  •   Cloves 3
  •   Cinnamon stick 1/2″
  •   Green cardamom 1
  •   Poppy seeds 3/4 tbsp gasagasalu/khus khus

Method for making Spicy chicken curry recipe

  1. Marinate the chicken in 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chili powder, oil and lemon juice for 20 mins. (while the chicken is marinating do the rest of the prep work and saute onions)
  2. Heat a heavy bottomed vessel, add the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, cloves, cinnamon stick, and cardamom. Roast on low flame for 4 mins, mixing constantly. Add poppy seeds and continue to roast for a min. Turn off flame. Remove the roasted ingredients from vessel and cool.
  3. Once cool, grind to a fine powder in a mixer grinder or crush in a mortar pestle.
  4. Heat oil In the same vessel, once hot, add the chopped onions, slit green chilies and curry leaves and saute for 8 mins on low to medium flame.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for 5 mins.
  6. Add the chicken pieces and cook on high flame for 5 mins, mixing the contents of the vessel so that it does not burn.
  7. Reduce flame to low, add 3/4 tsp red chili powder and mix well. Add the ground masala powder, and salt and mix well. Place lid and cook for 10-12 mins on a low medium flame.
  8. Add 2 cups water, bring to a boil. Reduce flame to low and simmer till the chicken turns soft and it reaches gravy consistency.
  9. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix. Turn off flame, remove to a serving bowl and serve hot.
  10. Serve with raju gari kodi pulao, chicken pulao, biryani, any flavored rice, steamed rice or chapati.

Source: https://www.sailusfood.com/spicy-chicken-curry-recipe/



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