Rayalaseema Spicy Chicken is an authentic recipe from Rayalaseema, a region in Andhra Pradesh. This is the basic chicken curry but it tastes yummy. In this curry we are using coconut which gives very nice and thick gravy to your curry. Normally we can serve this curry with rice, however, for more taste you can serve this with Ragi sankati.
Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
- 250 grams chicken (washed)
- 1 onion chopped
- 2″ ginger
- 1 big garlic pod (if you want, you can add more)
- 4″ dry coconut piece or 4 tsp coconut powder
- 4 cloves
- 3 green cardamoms
- 2″ cinnamon stick
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 3 tsp coriander powder plus chicken masala
- 1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- Salt to taste
- Lemon juice (to taste)
- 5 tsp oil
- Few coriander leaves
In a mixie, blend very finely chopped coconut, ginger, garlic, chopped onions, coriander leaves to a fine paste and keep it aside.
Note: If you want more flavour, you can add 2 tsp of kush kush also.
Now heat oil in to a pan and add cloves, cinnamon stick, cardamom, cumin seeds and stir it for few seconds.
Then add the masala paste in to the oil and Fry it until the raw smell goes out.
Now add washed chicken into the pan and mix well. Then add salt and turmeric powder and mix well and cover the lid.
Let it cook for 10 mins at medium heat. After 10 mins, add coriander powder, chicken masala, red chilli powder and mix well.
Now cover the lid and let it cook until the oil comes on the top of the curry.
Then add 1 tsp of lemon juice and mix well.
Now your curry is ready, add some coriander leaves on top of it and serve hot.
Serve rayalaseema spicy chicken with rice or chapati or Ragi ball.