Simple South Indian Dry Chicken Tribal Style
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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This is very simple chicken fry that we use to cook when we are in forest and it will sure tease your taste buds.
  • ½ kg Chicken (preferably chicken thigh portion)
  • 50ml Coconut Oil
  • 4 Green Chilly
  • 10 to 15 curry leaves
  • ½ Tea spoon mustard seeds
  • ¼ Tea spoon cumin seeds
  • ½ Tea spoon turmeric powder
  • 2 Tea spoon pepper powder
  • 2 Cardamom - My Twist
  • 1 Small cinnamon stick - My Twist
  • 2 Medium size onion(finely chopped)
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 3 Tea spoons ginger garlic paste
  • Salt as needed
  1. Heat the oil
  2. Add mustard, Cumin, green chilly, curry leaves, cinnamon stick and cardamom
  3. Fry it till curry leaves dries
  4. Add Onion and sauté it well
  5. Then add ginger garlic paste and sauté it till the raw smell is gone
  6. Later add chicken, turmeric powder and tomato and mix it well
  7. Allow it on medium heat for 10 mins(Do not add water. Chicken will let water)
  8. Add Salt and mix it well.
  9. Allow it for another 10 mins in medium heat.
  10. Add pepper powder
  11. Let it on medium heat till it gets dry
  12. And as I use to say don't forget to add LOVE :) .
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 Calories: 300
Recipe by Vinoth Kumar - Ad Film Director & Script Writer at