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Dry Chicken Curry

Spicy Chicken fry

This is yet another chicken dish . That will make a great side dish for Briyani or when you eat it with rice and chicken gravy . The spices and the curry leaves give it a great aroma and its very simple to make . It tastes excellent. I actually made this as a side dish when I made the Spicy chicken Kuzhambhu but am just finding some time to post this recipe . Hope you enjoy it.

Preparation Time: 55 minutes
No of servings: 4-5
Spice Level: 4 out of 5


  • Chicken : 500gms
  • Onion : 1 (big)
  • Oil : 3 tbsp
  • Bay leaves : 2
  • Cinnamon : 1 “
  • Cloves : 2
  • Black pepper powder : 2tsp
  • Ginger and garlic paste : 11/2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves : 5
  • Red chili powder : 1 tbsp
  • Salt : required to taste

Method of Preparation:

  1. Heat oil in a pan add bay leaves, cinnamon, cloves then add the onions .
  2. Fry them till it becomes dark brown color .
  3. After that add the ginger& garlic paste .
  4. Fry them for few minutes after the raw smell goes add curry leaves and chicken mix it well.
  5. Now add the red chili powder , turmeric powder and salt and fry them till it becomes dry and soft .
  6. After that sprinkle the pepper powder mix it well with the mixture and fry it for few seconds.
  7. Remove it from heat serve it hot.

Spicy Chicken Fry

Serve hot with rice, roti. 🙂


  1. Looks great and easy. Nice one! 🙂

  2. You are rocking dee..Looks so nice..can i do this with Mushroom and cauliflower? if so do for me and post dear.

  3. Looks sooo easy to make and absolutely delish. God I hope my office mates dont hear my stomach growling ;o)

  4. This is such a neat recipe. Simple flavours to get the best results.

  5. Thanks for your comments Kalai. And yes its simple to make.

    Yes lavi you can do this with cauliflower and mushroom. Sure I ll post the recipe for you.

    Thanks for your lovely comments Anuzi .

    Thanks pooja.

  6. Chicken is so yummy…The dish looks great!

  7. This is really a lovely dish.I tried it at home, and dad liked it the most.I am planning to be an IIT engineer, but dad said that he would not mind if i became a cook as the dishes which I made inspired by you realy tasted well and good.i will be greatly obliged if you post a nice salad recipe even.Thanks shriya.

  8. Well , I tried it at home and believe me that it was so delicious and was not hard to make compared to other chicken dishes… I liked it a lot and my parents too…Thanks for your post …Keep going…

  9. Chicken toh add kiya he nhi…

  10. very easy and good to eat