Karaikudi Chicken Fry / Karaikudi Chicken Varuval | How to make Karaikudi Chicken Fry / Karaikudi Chicken Varuval

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  17th Sep 2016  |  
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Karaikudi Chicken Fry / Karaikudi Chicken Varuvalby Akum Raj Jamir
  • Prep Time

    40

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  • Cook Time

    25

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  • Serves

    3

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About Karaikudi Chicken Fry / Karaikudi Chicken Varuval Recipe

It is an authentic chettinad dish, very spicy, hot, tasty and flavorful. Karaikudi is famous for its lipsmacking cuisine in Tamil Nadu. The awesome flavor and aroma of the dish comes from the ingredients used in the dish. It goes and pairs well with rotis, parathas, dosa, idli, rice etc . Explore the recipe. Chicken Fry is a simple and basic recipe for making chicken fry using cubed boneless chicken pieces and spices.A good chicken fry is like a balm to the non-vegetarian soul. Very few things can be as comforting an addition to some rice and dal.There are probably thousands of different variations to an easy chicken fry recipe including what you can add to the marinade, the quantity of spices, whether you use pepper powder or not, etc. Karaikudi Chicken Fry has a very distinct flavor with a richness of the innumerable spices. A very simple onion salad as a side to this because raw onions go really well with the spices added to the Chicken Fry.

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Karaikudi Chicken Fry / Karaikudi Chicken Varuval

Ingredients to make Karaikudi Chicken Fry / Karaikudi Chicken Varuval

  • Marination: chicken 300 gms
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • red chilly powder 2 tsp
  • lemon juice 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • For roasting and grinding: peppercorns 1 tsp
  • coconut 1/4 cup pieces
  • Dry red chilly 4
  • coriander seeds 1 tsp
  • ginger 1 inch piece
  • garlic 5 cloves
  • cinnamon 1 medium stick
  • cardamom 2
  • cloves 3
  • curry leaves 1 sprig
  • For masala: Oil 5 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • onion 1 large finely chopped
  • tomato 1 large finely chopped
  • coriander powder 1 tsp
  • curry leaves 1 sprig
  • green chilly 3 coarsely grounded
  • salt to taste
  • water as required

How to make Karaikudi Chicken Fry / Karaikudi Chicken Varuval

  1. Take the chicken in a bowl. Add the ingredients mentioned in the marination list and marinate it for atleast 30 mins.
  2. In a pan heat 1 tsp of oil. Add all the ingredients mentioned in the roasting and grinding list and roast for few mins till a nice aroma comes out of it.
  3. Turn off the heat and let it cool down. Now grind them finely. You can add little water too and grind them. Set aside.
  4. In a pan heat the remaining oil. Add the mustard seeds and let it crackle.
  5. Add the cumin and fennel seeds and saute for a min.
  6. Add the onion slices and saute till onion turns soft.
  7. Add finely chopped tomatoes and saute until it turns mushy.
  8. Add coriander powder and saute for around 2 mins in low heat stirring without burning it.
  9. Add the grounded masala, mix well and saute for 2-3 mins.
  10. Add the marinated chicken, salt if required, mix well and fry coating the chicken nicely with the masalas. Fry for around 5 mins in medium heat stirring it well.
  11. Add 1-2 cups water as required and cook covered in medium flame stirring it occasionally for around 15 mins.
  12. Add the Curry leaves and the coarsely grounded green chilly, fry for a min or two and take off the flame.
  13. You can garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve.

My Tip:

The basic spice paste can be made in advance to marinate the chicken and leave it overnight in the refrigerate.To keep the chicken pieces spongy, it’s good to add some lime juice to the marinade.

Reviews for Karaikudi Chicken Fry / Karaikudi Chicken Varuval (1)

Sheeba A2 years ago

Excellent and authentic recipe.Only spice was too much so only added 1 red chilli to mix and 1 green chilli to roast...Amazing recipe
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