Classic Chicken Fry!

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My cousins had dropped in for dinner and I planned to prepare my Nawabi Biryani and some chicken fry. Since the time I saw Cinnamon’s Chicken fry, I wanted to make it for hubby dear. Now was the perfect chance. As I had to squeeze in with my time on preparing biryani and a fry I modified the recipe a bit. I remembered Amma making something like this, but didn’t remember what all she added. Everything came out well and yes, hubby dear liked the chicken fry a lot and wanted me to prepare again. Thanks Cinnamon, this is highly recommended!

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Cuisine : Andhra


Chicken: 500 gms

For Marinade
Onions – 2 medium pureed
Green Chillies – 2
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Curd – 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

For Fry

Onion – 1 medium
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala – 1 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp

Coriander leaves and Curry leaves, to garnish
Cashews, to garnish
Butter – 1 tspMethod to prepare:

Cut Chicken to desired size. Take the ingredients for marinade and make a fine paste. Marinate chicken for 15 mins.

Chop onions finely. Heat a kadai with Oil and sauté onions till its brown. Add chicken with the marinade along with Chilli pw, coriander pw and turmeric pw. Cook on high flame for 10 mins, constantly stirring to prevent it from burning.

Simmer for 20 mins or till chicken is cooked. Add finely chopped coriander leaves .

Take butter in pan, toss all the ingredients for garnishing and add to the above.


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Cuisine Andhra Pradesh
By Diet Non Vegetarian
Dish Type Chicken Dishes
Cuisine Andhra Pradesh
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  1. Spandana has really inspired so many of us to make that chicken fry….yours looking great, thanks for sharing those lovely pics and I can taste them thru the photo!

  2. Thanks Asha …have checkedn yours…and its lovely…

    Thanks Jyothi..most welcome

    Thanks a lot Cinnamon…this is your inspiration

    thanks Viji

    glad it did…Saju

    hhaha…looks like many have..Sig

    Thanks Sukanya

    Thanks SeeC

    Cynthia very nice of you to say that……

    yes Meeta …it is very simple…

    Glad you dropped in here…N visit again…

    I didn’t know cinnamon’s name was spandana…nice Padma…thanks for your lovely comments padma…

    Welcome to my place Pravs…thanks for dropping by…do try and let me know…

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