Andhra chicken curry

Andhra cuisine is known to be one of the most spiciest cuisines in the country. It is also known to be the most aromatic. So when I decided to cook up some chicken today, I followed this recipe.


  • 250 gms boneless chicken cut into pieces.
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 3 red chillies
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 2 tbsp khus khus
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 pods of green cardamom
  • 1 inch piece cinnamon
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • A few curry leaves
  • Salt to taste

  • Heat some oil in a thick bottomed vessel.
  • Roast red chillies, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, grated coconut, cardamom, ginger, garlic and cinnamon till it gives out a fragrance.
  • Set it aside, so that it cools down. 
  • In the meantime, heat some oil in a pan and cook onion till it turns brown.
  • Add curry leaves.
  • Grind the roasted masala into a paste.
  • Add chicken to the onion and curry leaves, add salt and some chili powder.
  • Let it cook for two minutes.
  • Add the ground masala and cook it on a low flame for ten minutes.
  • Add 1/2 a cup of water if needed and let it simmer for two more minutes
Serve hot with dosas, aapams or rotis.


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