Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)

A quite simple chicken shallow fry with dried red chilli, ginger-garlic and vinegar. I prepared it on Super Bowl Day! Inspired from Ammu's Chicken fry. Thanks Ammu for introducing it to us :)

Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)A quite simple chicken shallow fry with dried red chilli, ginger-garlic and vinegar. I prepared it on Super Bowl Day! Inspired from Ammu's Chicken fry. Thanks Ammu for introducing it to us :) I used boneless chicken for this recipe. It should also work out with chicken with bone.

Summary

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  • Courseappetizer
  • Cuisinesouth indian
  • Yield3 servings 3 serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time40 minutesPT0H40M

Ingredients

Boneless Chicken
1/2 kg
Dried Red Chilli
14 numbers
Garlic clove
7 numbers
Ginger (1" piece)
1 number
Turmeric powder
1/2 Teaspoon
Vinegar
3 tablespoons
Salt
1/2 tsp
Shallot
10 numbers
Curry leaves
4 sprigs
Coconut oil / vegetable oil

Steps

  1. Clean and dice the chicken into small 1 inch bite-size pieces.
  2. Grind dried red chilli, garlic, ginger, turmeric powder, vinegar and salt in a mixer.
    Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)
  3. Slice shallot or add it to the mixer at the end and just pulse it. I don't prefer to grind shallot completely.
    Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)
  4. Marinate chicken with the above ground chilli mix and shallots. Keep it aside for 2 - 4 hrs in the refrigerator.
    Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)
  5. Heat 1-2 tbsp oil in a pan. Add marinated chicken and curry leaves. Cook it on low-medium flame for 10 - 15 minutes. Stir it in between. Chicken gets cooked by this time.
    Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)
  6. Adjust salt if needed. Add extra vinegar if you want to make it sourer. Add 3-4 tbsp oil and shallow fry/ roast chicken in medium flame until it gets the brownish texture. It might take around 15 - 20 minutes. Shallots, garlic and ginger, gets roasted well along with the chicken.
    Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)
  7. Serve it with some freshly sliced onions. Enjoy :)
Kerala Style Chicken Fry (Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu)

I used boneless chicken for this recipe. It should also work out with chicken with bone.

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