Chicken Varattiyathu/Chicken Fry

Chicken Varattiyathu/Chicken Fry

Hi friends you can make easy chicken varattiyathu by following the recipe. Its taste is so good, the spices and coconut pieces gives a good flavor to the chicken. Chicken varattiyathu is a traditional Kerala recipe , hope you will like it. Don't forget to like, subscribe and share my channel.

Ingredients

  • 1.Small Sized Chicken - 1/2 kg
  • 2.Shallots - 7 nos
  • 3.Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • 4.Ginger and garlic paste - 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • 5.Curd - 2 tablespoon
  • 6.Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • 7.Curry Leaves - 2 springs
  • 8.Salt as per taste - 1 to 2 teaspoon
  • 9.Coconut Oil for Frying - 3 to 4 tablespoon
  • 10.Some Coconut pieces for frying - 2 tablespoon
  • 1.Coriander seeds - 1 tablespoon - For making Masala :
  • 2.Cardamom - 10 nos
  • 3.Star Anise - 1 no
  • 4.Cinnamon stick - 1 inch piece
  • 5.Pepper corns - 1/2 teaspoon
  • 6.Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • 7.Bay leaves - 2 nos
  • 8.Fennel seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
  • 9.Dry red chillies - 3 nos

Directions

Heat a pan and roast the above ingredients for 1 to 2 minutes in a low flame and keep it for cooling.

Take mixer jar add the spices along with the chopped shallots and curd and make a paste.

Marinating the Chicken :

Take the chicken in a bowl and add the paste along with the ginger garlic paste and salt as per taste(3/4 teaspoon to 1 tsp).

Mix it well and marinate for 2-3 Hours( overnight marinating will increase the taste).keep it in fridge.

Cooking :

Heat a pan, add 2-3 tablespoon of coconut oil.Add mustard seeds to splutter then add the coconut pieces,curry leaves and 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder and saute it for 1 minutes in a low flame.Add the marinated Chicken and mix it.Close the lid and cook it in a medium flame.Check the chicken and Stir occasionally.cook till it become dry.(It may take 15 to 20 minutes).Chicken varattiyathu is ready to serve.

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