Andhra Chilli Chicken

A popular chicken dish from Andhra. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Andhra Chilli Chicken
Main Ingredients Chicken, Dried red chillies
Cuisine Andhra
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Andhra Chilli Chicken

  • 750 grams Chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • 10-12 Dried red chillies
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic
  • 2 inch piece Ginger
  • 2 tablespoons Rice
  • 4 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 20-25 Curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/4 cup Refined flour (maida)
  • a few sprigs Fresh coriander leaves
  • a few Onion rings
  • a few Green capsicum thin strips
  • a few Red capsicum thin strips
  • a few Yellow capsicum thin strips


  1. Deseed dried red chillies and put into a mixer jar. Add garlic, ginger, rice, 2 tbsps lemon juice, salt and grind. Add 10-12 curry leaves and continue to grind to a smooth paste.
  2. Put the paste into a large bowl, add chicken pieces and yogurt and mix well. Add remaining lemon juice and mix till the masala coats all the chicken pieces well.
  3. Chop remaining curry leaves and add to the chicken and mix and set aside to marinate for 2-3 hours. Heat oil in a non stick pan. Roll the chicken pieces in refined flour, shake off extra flour and place in the pan and cook on medium heat till the underside is lightly browned.
  4. Turn over and cook till the other side is similarly cooked. Chop coriander leaves and add to the chicken. Sprinkle a little water, reduce heat, cover and cook for 7-8 minutes.
  5. Serve hot garnished with onion rings, thin strips of green, red and yellow capsicums.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2407
Carbohydrates 75.7
Protein 198.6
Fat 145.2