Andhra Chicken Fry

Course Main Course
Cuisine Andhra
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Author Bindu


  • 500 grams chicken
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 1/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • salt as needed
  • 50 grams yogurt
  • 3 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 5 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup roasted cashew nuts optional
  • 2 green chilies



  1. rinse the chicken thoroughly and take it into a mixing bowl.
  2. marinate with 1 tbsp salt, 1 tbsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, and yogurt.
  3. let the marinade rest for 30 minutes to one hour.


  1. heat oil in a pan, add chopped onions and green chilies and fry them until they become soft.
  2. add salt, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw flavor is gone.
  3. add red chili powder 1 1/2 tbsp and mix it.
  4. put the chicken marinade and mix it for once.
  5. cover it with a lid and cook for 15 minutes on medium flame.mix in between.
  6. moisture in the marinade oozes out, so cook until it becomes dry.
  7. first, the moisture evaporates and later the oil starts to ooze out.
  8. then, add coriander powder and garam masala.cook for 5 more minutes on high heat mixing continuously.

  9. turn off the heat, garnish with coriander leaves and roasted cashew nuts.