Chicken Perattu (Chicken Dry Roast)

 

chicken perattu, chicken dry roast, kozhi perattu kerala style

Chicken perattu

Chicken Perattu Recipe

 Ingredients:

  • Chicken – 500g
  • Onion –  1 Big
  • Oil – 4-5 Tbsp
  • Water – 1/3 cup
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves
  • Salt

 

To Marinate:

  • Small onion – 5-6
  • Ginger  – 1 inch piece
  • Garlic  – 5
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander seeds/powder – 3 tsp
  • Garam /chicken masala – 1 tsp
  • Cardamom – 2
  •  Pepper – 1 tsp

 

(Note: Vary the amount of chilli as per your spice level

1 Cup = 250 ml)

 

Method: (With Step-by-Step pics)

Cut chicken into medium sized pieces and keep it ready

 

Take all the ingredients to marinate in a blender and make it into a good paste. Add little water if required

 

Add the masala paste to the chicken pieces. Add lemon juice and salt. Mix well and keep in fridge for one hour

 

Take the marinated chicken and add 1/3 cup of water and mix well

 

Keep the pan on stove

 

Cover and cook in medium flame until chicken is cooked. Keep stirring in between. If chicken is not cooked, add ¼ cup of water and cook again until chicken is 90% cooked

 

Keep the cooked chicken aside.

 

Heat another pan and add oil. Add sliced onion and curry leaves.

 

Saute until its golden brown in color.

 

Add it to the cooked chicken. Now in low flame continue cooking stirring in between. Add little oil if chicken pieces are sticking to the pan. ( Do a taste test also and salt or lemon juice if required)

 

Continue cooking until its brown in color. Add a handful of curry leaves on top. Serve hot and Enjoy!!!!!

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Nadan Chicken Fry

Chicken Roast Gravy

Nadan chicken curry

 

 

 

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