Monday, June 21, 2010

Daddy's simple chicken fry

 My Dad is one of those guys who is not comfortable in the kitchen, totally not his fault, his grandma i.e is my great grandma was a fabulous cook and then that was taken over by his wife my mom, who is a fantastic cook :)... these were the famous words ofmy nainamma(Dad's mom).

I remeber growing up we would try makingsomething whenever mom was not around and always ended up creating a disaster, but made lot of happy memories...this one time me, dad and my cousintried making mutton and ended up putting lot of chilli powder as it did not look as red as the the way mom made. In the end we ate scrambled omlette that day

About this chicken recipe...Dad and one of his cousin had to spend somwtime away from home due to work..and both dudes :) wanted some home cooked meal...and this was what mom taught dad..and till this date this is the only dish dad can whipout...and mion you its as finger licking as it looks :)

Chicken                                - 1lbs or abt 500gms
Red Chilli powder                 - 1tsp
Corriander/Dhania Powder   - 1tsp
Turmuricpowder                   - 1/4 tsp
Lime Juice                            - 2 tbsps
Ginger-GarlicPaste               - 1 tsp
Onions                                 - 1 small chopped finely
Curry leaves                         - 6 to 8 leaves
Oil                                       - 3 to 4 tbsps
Green Chillies                       - 3 to 4 slit length wise
Salt                                      - to taste
Kothmir/Cilantro                  - for garnish

Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces and Marinate it with all the ingredients except onions, curry leaves oil and green chillies. Marinate it for atleast about 1/2 hrs
Heat the oil in a pot/pan
Add the curry leaves, green chillies let it splutter
Add onions and green chillies, cook for 3 to 4 mins
Add the chicken and fry it till done(can add a little water or stock)
Check for the seasonings)
Garnish with lots of kothmir/cilantro.

Simple and ready to eat in a jiffy. Makes a good Starter


  1. nice recipe sounds sosimple and yum

  2. Looks delicious. very simple. I like it.

  3. Look forward to trying your chicken recipe, sounds really good.

  4. hello...chicken fry looks delicious n the aloo tofu too which i am going to try very soon ..perfect way to eat healthy tofu..first time to ur blog ur team work ...happy blogging
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  5. So easy to make and flavorful...Love it..

    Pushpa @

  6. Hi,

    The chicken fry looks so heavenly...Love it...yumm,..