Chettinad Chicken Fry Recipe

Chettinad Chicken Fry is a very popular recipe from the Chettinad cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Chicken Fry by following this easy recipe.
Chettinad Chicken Fry Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 7.3 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
  • 1 kg Chicken
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 6 tbsp Oil
  • 2 cup Onions, chopped
  • ¾ cup Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 14 Red Chilies, broken into pieces
  • Salt, to taste
How to make Chettinad Chicken Fry:
  • Clean the chicken to ward off unwanted material from it and then cut it into pieces.
  • Now, rub the chicken with a paste of salt and turmeric and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and put fennel seeds in it. When the seeds start to crackle, put red chilies and onion in it and fry well.
  • When the onion turns brown, put chopped tomatoes and chicken in it and fry well again.
  • Sprinkle hot water on it as required in small amounts so that the chicken does not stick to the pan.
  • Remove from the fire when the chicken is cooked and serve hot.