25 Mar

Chettinad chicken varuval is a Tamil Nadu delicacy, which is also known as Chettinad Chicken Fry….
  Recipe source from chef Vijay Lakshmi Reddy …I love all her recipes as it tastes too gud and just perfect like resturants….


• 700 gms Chicken  (I have used both with bone +boneless)
•2 tblsp oil
•2 tblsp ghee
•1 tsp fennel seeds
•2 pieces of cinnamon
•4 cloves
•3 cardamom pod
•2 large onions roughly chopped
•3 springs curry leaves
•1 tblsp ginger garlic paste
•4 whole dry red chillies
•6 slit green chillies
•1 tsp urddal
•2 tsp chilly powder
•2 tsp coriander powder
•1/2 tsp turmeric powder
•1 tsp garammasala powder
•25 gms cashews
•1 tblsp coarse powdered pepper
•1 tsp limejuice
•Salt as needed
•few springs coriander leaves chopped


▪Clean and wash chicken ,marinate chicken with salt and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder for 30 minutes
▪Heat a thick bottom wok add oil + ghee 1 tblsp heat well add fennel seeds, cloves, cinnamon and elachi let it crackle
▪Add onions saute till pinkish
▪Add in curry leaves,gingergarlic paste  and fry for a minute till raw smell disappears
▪Add both chilles,urd dal fry well
▪Add all dry powders and saute well till everything  combines together
▪Now add chicken mix well,fry for 3 minutes
▪Add 1/2 cup water and cook closed for few minutes till chicken is cooked
▪Now increase the flame to high ,add cashews, remaining ghee,pepper powder and keep mixing till dry
▪ Switch off flame and add lime juice and coriander leaves, give a good mix and enjoy…


* Oil or ghee can be reduced according to your preferences
*it’s little spicy so use according to your spiciness..



Chettinad chicken varuval

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Posted by on March 25, 2016 in CHICKEN, NON VEG STARTERS


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