Andhra Style Chicken

Spicy and full of flavour, this chicken is simply irresistible. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

New Update
Andhra Style Chicken
Main Ingredients Chicken on Bone, Coconut Milk
Cuisine Andhra
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Andhra Style Chicken

  • 750 grams Chicken on Bone cut into 8 pieces on the bone
  • 3 tablespoons Coconut Milk
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 Black cardamom
  • 2-3 Green cardamoms
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 6-8 Black peppercorns
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoons Mustard seeds
  • 15-20 Curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds (til)
  • 2 tablespoons Roasted peanuts
  • 4-5 Dried red chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy seeds (khuskhus) soaked
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 cups Coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind paste


  1. Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add bay leaf, cinnamon, black cardamom, green cardamoms, cloves and black peppercorns and saute.
  2. Add asafoetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves and ¼ tsp turmeric powder and let the seeds splutter. Add onion and saute till fragrant.
  3. Put sesame seeds, peanuts, dried red chillies, and poppy seeds in a mixer jar and grind with a little water to a fine paste.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste to the pan and saute for 1 minute. Add chicken and mix. Add salt and 1 cup water and mix. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and ¼ tsp turmeric powder and mix. Add the ground masala and mix. Cover and cook till chicken is done.
  6. Add coconut milk and mix well. Add tamarind paste and mix well. Cover and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 3250
Carbohydrates 73.2
Protein 220.1
Fat 190.5
Other Fiber Vitamin B12- 4.2mcg