Andhra Chilli Chicken Recipe - A shallow-fried spicy chicken dish from Andhra Pradesh.

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Main Ingredients : Chicken , Salt

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Andhra Chilli Chicken

Andhra Chilli Chicken Recipe - how to make Andhra Chilli Chicken


Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Chicken 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 4 tablespoons

  • Ginger 2 inch piece

  • Garlic 6-8 cloves

  • Curry leaves 8-10 leaves

  • Whole dry red chillies 8-10

  • Rice 2 tablespoons

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Oil 1/4 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/4 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Cut chicken into four pieces - two legs and two breasts. Make four to five half-inch deep slits on the chicken pieces.

Step 2

Apply salt and two tablespoons of lemon juice and keep aside. Grind ginger, garlic, curry leaves, whole red chillies and rice to a smooth paste with the remaining lemon juice.

Step 3

Add this paste to yogurt and whisk well to a smooth consistency. Add salt to taste. Apply this yogurt mixture liberally on the chicken pieces and leave to marinate for four to six hours, preferably in the refrigerator.

Step 4

Heat oil in a pan, roll the marinated chicken in refined flour, shake off the excess flour and shallow fry. Cook for one minute, turn over the chicken pieces and cook for another minute.

Step 5

Reduce heat and cook for five to six minutes, turning the chicken pieces frequently for uniform cooking. Remove and drain.

Step 6

Transfer the chicken to a shallow pan and keep on medium heat. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves, two tablespoons water and cover with a fitting lid. Reduce heat and cook for five minutes on low heat or until the chicken is completely cooked. Serve hot.

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