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Pichupotta Nattukozhi Varuval

Subashini Krish
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Pichupotta Nattukozhi Varuval RECIPE

In my native place,Salem, Pichupotta Nattukozhi or shredded country chicken fry is the frequently ordered recipe at non vegetarian restaurants. It can be easily made at home

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chicken leg and breast 500 gms
  2. Onions 2
  3. Green chillies 2
  4. Curry leaves few
  5. Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  6. Coriander powder 1 tablespoon
  7. Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
  8. Curry masala powder 1 teaspoon
  9. Salt accordingly
  10. Ginger garlic paste 1 tablespoon
  11. Black pepper 1 tablespoon
  12. Gingelly oil 30 ml
  13. Coriander leaves for garnishing


  1. The chicken breast with wings and legs should be bought as whole, without cutting. Wash them well and place in a pressure cooker
  2. Add 1 tablespoon oil,all the masala powders,salt , ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles.
  3. Shred the chicken piece with hand. This is called pichu podarathu in tamil. Hence the recipe name
  4. Slice onions, green chillies and Curry leaves
  5. In a kadai heat the remaining oil and add mustardseeds.once it splutters add sliced onions, green chillies and Curry leaves.
  6. Now add the shredded chicken and saute gently
  7. After 3 minutes add freshly ground black pepper powder.
  8. Saute well and garnish with coriander leaves.

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Apr-23-2018

Nice one.

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