Chettinad Chicken Varuval
Updated: Jun 1, 2020
This is my another spicy delicious chicken varuval (dry gravy) which i have tried several times and shared the recipe with few friends. They like it too. Its a mouthwatering dish which i could not resist lick my fingers till the last piece. I got the recipe from the net and did few modifications. Best to serve with rice, dosa and idli. Here’s the recipe:
500 gm Chicken cut into small pieces
Chili powder -3 tbsp
Cumin powder -1 tsp
cumin seeds – 1 tsp
coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp
ginger – garlic paste – 1 tbsp
turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Yogurt – 1 tbsp
Lime juice – 1 tbsp
salt as required
Frying Ingredients :
Onion (chopped) – 1
Tomato (chopped) – 1
Ginger – garlic paste – 1 1/2 tbsp
Onion – 1/2 slice
curry leaves – 1 sprig
Dry red chillies – 4 pcs
black pepper (crushed coarsely) – 1 tsp
Marinate the chicken pieces with the ingredients for 1/2 an hour.
Heat oil in pan. Fry chopped onions until soft.
Add ginger – garlic paste and fry for few seconds.
Add chopped tomatoes. Fry till it becomes soft and pulpy. Let oil comes out from it.
Add marinated chicken to this with very little water and cook until the chicken well cooked and the water is evaporated.
In another pan, heat some oil. Add red chillies.
Add 1 sprig of curry leaves followed by onions which sliced.
Add pepper to the onions and mix it well. Add fried onions to the cooked chicken and mix it well.