• Chettinad Chicken Fry


    red chilies - 4-5 
    cinnamon - 1 inch piece
    cloves - 2 nos
    fennel seeds/sombhu - 1tsp
    chopped garlic - 2 tsp
    chopped ginger - 1tsp
    1 medium onion finely chopped
    few curry leaves
    salt to taste



    1 .Wash and marinate the chicken pieces with chilli powder , turmeric, ginger garlic paste,salt and lemon juice for atleast 1/2 an hour or overnight.
    2 .In wide pan heat few tblsp of oil.
    3 .Add cinnamon, cloves, curryleaves, sombhu and redchillies to the hot oil.
    4 .Give it a stir for a minute and add the chopped onions, garlic and ginger.
    5 .Fry till translucent. Now add the marinated chicken pieces, stir well, add 1/2 cup of water and close with a tight lid.
    6 .Cook in medium flame for 10 mins. Open the lid, stir well , check for salt and cook till the water is absorbed(approx 10 more mins).
    7 .Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.