Classic Andhra Style Chicken Curry Recipe

Classic Andhra Style Chicken Curry Recipe is a delicious chicken curry made with a freshly ground masala that lends great flavour to the dish. Absolute comfort food, imagine your meal with some spicy chicken curry, steamed rice and a side of fish fry. Sounds fantastic aint it ?

Padma Veeranki
Classic Andhra Style Chicken Curry Recipe
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Classic Andhra Style Chicken Curry Recipe is a delectable recipe that is a speciality from Andhra.

This effortless creation is composed of chicken pieces simmered in a broth of ground spices. The secret to this curry is the perfect masala base, which adds a magical touch to this curry. An artfully blended ground paste that releases plenty of flavours to form a nice strong curry is the trick here. It is pungent yet pleasing to the senses.

Do take heed – this palatal joy may be followed by a runny nose and watery eyes – a sensorial spate often signifying a typical Andhra style Chicken Curry.

Serve Classic Andhra Style Chicken Curry along with Dhaba Style Spicy Ghee Rice Recipe Made From Whole Spices, and Andhra Style Chepa Vepudu Recipe - Andhra Fish Fry Recipe for a delectable weekend meal.

You can also try other Chicken recipes such as

  1. Goan Chicken Stew
  2. Creamy Chicken Stuffed With Pepper Cilantro Sauce
  3. Butter Chicken

Cuisine: Andhra
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

60 M

Total in

70 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    To marinate
  • 600 grams Chicken , cleaned and cut to required size
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • To grind
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 4 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 2 teaspoon Poppy seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Dry coconut (kopra)
  • 1/4 cup Hot water , for grinding
  • To season
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 3 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • Other ingredients
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoons Red chilli powder , (Adjust to suit your spice levels)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , as required
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped

How to make Classic Andhra Style Chicken Curry Recipe

  1. To begin making the Classic Andhra Style Chicken Curry recipe, we will first marinate the chicken

  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the chicken along with red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and set it aside for about 20 minutes. 

  3. In the meantime grind ingredients for the masala. 

  4. In a mixer jar, combine the ginger, garlic, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom, poppy seeds, desiccated coconut and grind to a fine paste using water. 

  5. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat. Add in the cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom and the bay leaf and allow them to sizzle.

  6. Now add chopped onions, green chillies and sauté till they are slightly brown in colour. Add curry leaves. Continue to saute for 4-6 minutes until nicely done. 

  7. Add marinated chicken and sauté for 2 minutes. 

  8. Next, add the freshly ground masala paste, remaining chilli powder and turmeric powder.  

  9. Now add the required water till the chicken immerses and adjust salt. You can adjust the consistency of the gravy to suit your requirement.

  10. Close the lid of the pan and cook over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes with frequent stirring and then simmer for 5 minutes till the chicken is done and oil separates. Turn off the heat.

  11. This can also be cooked in a pressure cooker for about 3 whistles following the same process.

  12. Finally sprinkle garam masala powder and garnish with coriander. 

  13. Serve Classic Andhra Style Chicken Curry along with Dhaba Style Spicy Ghee Rice Recipe Made From Whole Spices, and Andhra Style Chepa Vepudu Recipe - Andhra Fish Fry Recipe for a delectable weekend meal.

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