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Spicy Andhra Chicken Curry

I believe I’m posting a Chicken recipe after a long gap.Is it so? Get ready folks,I’m here with Spicy Andhra Chicken Curry.

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Andhra Chicken Curry – For Recipe Swap

This is my first time participating in a FB Recipe Swap Group. I was to swap with Payal. She is an awesome blogger,blogs at Dont give a fork. She had amazing recipes there but I eyed on this Spicy Andhra Chicken Curry from the time I visited her blog. Do visit her blog to drool over and to try some droolworthy recipes.

Andhra Chicken Curry,as the name suggests is from Andhra Pradesh. It is a South Indian state famous for it’s spicy food. They include peanuts in most of their dishes. This curry too have peanuts. The awesome taste comes from the freshly grounded Peanuts and chili masala along with sesame seeds and poppy seeds. I was doubtful if my husband would like this curry as he doesn’t like peanuts in a curry. But to my surprise he loved it and even my daughter licked the bowl off.

How did I made Andhra Chicken Curry

The main masala of this curry is made from Dry red chilies, roasted peanuts and roasted sesame seeds and poppy seeds. It thickens the curry and gives a unique flavor to the dish. This is my first time trying chicken with peanuts but I’m not disappointed.Once the masala is ready then the curry is made easy.The chicken is slow cooked in the masala till  cooked for desired consistency.

I followed the original recipe with some changes. I reduced the number of Dry red chilies as I serve this for my kids. And in the original recipe she used coconut milk ( which I wish to use) but I used whole milk as I didn’t had Coconut milk with me. Other than that I followed the exact recipe and it turned out awesome. I served this with Ghee rice. You can serve this with Carrot ChapathiPulao, . It also tastes great with Puttu.

Other Chicken recipes in this space are

Chicken Curry

Pepper Chicken Curry

Chicken fry

2 in 1 Chicken Curry

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INGREDIENTS

Chicken – 1 1/2 Lbs cubed

Onions – 1 Medium sized sliced thinly

Tomato – 2 medium sized cut into chunks

Green Chilies – 2 slit lengthwise

Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 Tbsn

Turmeric Powder – 1/2 Tsp

Coriander Powder – 2 Tbsn

Cumin Powder – 1/2 Tsp

Garam Masala – 1 Tsp

Ghee/ Clarified Butter – 2 Tsp

Oil – 1 Tsp

Curry Leaves – Few

Coconut Milk/ Whole milk – 1/4 Cup

Salt – To Taste

Peanut Chili Paste

Peanuts – 1/3 cup roasted

1 Tbsn – White Sesame Seeds

1 Tbsn – White Poppy Seeds

Dry Red Chilies – 4 Soaked in Hot Water 15 minutes

METHOD

  • Roast White Sesame seeds and Poppy seeds in medium heat till light brown.
  • Take all ingredients under ‘ Peanut chili Paste ‘ in a blender. Blend it to smooth paste with little water.
  • In a heavy bottom pot, add ghee/clarified butter.
  • When it’s hot add sliced onions. Saute’ till translucent.Add green chilies and ginger garlic paste.
  • Add cubed chicken and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder,coriander powder, cumin powder and tomatoes.
  • Cook till the tomatoes are cooked. Stir occasionally.
  • When the tomatoes are cooked, add the peanut chili paste with required water.
  • Mix the chicken till the masalas are evenly coated. Cook in medium heat and stir with continuous intervals.
  • As the masala has peanuts, it tends to stick at the bottom. So have to stir at regular intervals.
  • Add the required salt.
  • When the chicken is cooked well, add milk and reduce the heat.
  • Let it boil and reach the desired consistency.Add garam masala and stir.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Now heat a pan for tempering and add oil.
  • When the oil is hot , add curry leaves  and pour it over the chicken curry.
  • Serve with Pulao,roti or parathas.

NOTES

  1. If  you don’t have roasted peanuts, you can roast the peanuts in a pan in medium flame till roasted.
  2. You can use coconut milk instead of whole milk.
  3. After adding the peanuts paste, stir with regular intervals as it would stick at the bottom of the pan.
  4. Adjust the spice according to your taste.
Andhra Chicken Curry
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Andhra Chicken Curry,as the name suggests is from Andhra Pradesh. It is a South Indian state famous for it's spicy food. They include peanuts in most of their dishes.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 People
Author: Lathiya Shanmugasundaram
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 Lbs Chicken Cubed
  • 1 Onion Thinly Sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes Chopped coarsely
  • 2 Green Chili Slit lengthwise
  • 2 Tbsn Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 Tbsn Coriander powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 Tsp Garam masala
  • 2 Tsp Ghee/Clarified Butter
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • Curry leaves few
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut milk/Whole milk
  • Salt As required
Peanut Red Chili Paste
  • 1/3 Cup Peanuts roasted
  • 1 Tbsn White Sesame Seeds
  • 1 Tbsn Poppy Seeds
  • 4 Dry Red Chilies Soaked
Instructions
  1. Roast White Sesame seeds and Poppy seeds in medium heat till light brown.

  2. Take all ingredients under ' Peanut chili Paste ' in a blender. Blend it to smooth paste with little water.

  3. In a heavy bottom pot, add ghee/clarified butter.

    When it's hot add sliced onions. Saute' till translucent.Add green chilies and ginger garlic paste.

  4. Add cubed chicken and stir for 5 minutes.

    Add turmeric powder,coriander powder, cumin powder and tomatoes.

  5. Cook till the tomatoes are cooked. Stir occasionally.

    When the tomatoes are cooked, add the peanut chili paste with required water.

  6. Mix the chicken till the masalas are evenly coated. Cook in medium heat and stir with continuous intervals.

  7. As the masala has peanuts, it tends to stick at the bottom. So have to stir at regular intervals.

    Add the required salt.

  8. When the chicken is cooked well, add milk and reduce the heat.

  9. Let it boil and reach the desired consistency.Add garam masala and stir.

    Remove from the heat.

  10. Now heat a pan for tempering and add oil.

    When the oil is hot , add curry leaves  and pour it over the chicken curry.

  11. Serve with Pulao,roti or parathas.

Recipe Notes
  1. If  you don't have roasted peanuts, you can roast the peanuts in a pan in medium flame till roasted.
  2. You can use coconut milk instead of whole milk.
  3. After adding the peanuts paste, stir with regular intervals as it would stick at the bottom of the pan.
  4. Adjust the spice according to your taste.

 

 

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Andhra Chicken Curry

 

 

 

Other Andhra recipes from the fellow bloggers are

Andhra Chicken Roast

Andhra Peanut Chutney

Hyderabadi dum Biriyani

Andhra Rasam

Guntur Chicken Roast

Tamatar Ka Salan

 

I’m sending this recipe to CookBlogShare

I’m sending this recipe to Fiesta Friday this week co hosted by Abbey and Angie.

 

16 Comments

  1. This has my name on it. Yumolicious! 😍

  2. Will share it with my husband. He would definitely try this one 🙂 Looks tempting 🙂

  3. Love a good spicy chicken curry from South.

  4. Looks so delicious, I am glad you are blogging again! Thank you for sharing this gorgeous dish with #CookBlogShare!

    1. Thank You Monika..Have a great weekend

  5. I wish I could cook chicken!! This is one yummy chicken! Thanks for the shout out .

    1. You can use potato instead..it tastes great too.. Thank you 😊

  6. I love curries and I also love peanuts in them so this curry is definitely one I’d love too. It sounds really delicious although I’d probably have to reduce the chillies even more if I wanted my children to eat it. They love curries but one chilli is usually the maximum I can put in for them at the moment!

    1. You can always adjust the spice level..I do that always…with using four chillies was not very spicy for us as my daughter was having without complaining of spice..she is very sensitive to spicy food…still you can always adjust…hope you love it when you try… Thank you 😊

  7. This looks so tempting. I could almost smell it. 😀 Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday party. x

  8. I’m always amazed at the sheer variety of dishes in Indian cuisine. Every other day it seems I discover a new dish. This one is definitely new to me. Thanks for the introduction!

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