Monday, February 21, 2011

Kerala Chicken Roast



Spicy Kerala Chicken Roast is another nadan recipe and a family favorite. It is a dry version and is great accompaniment with rice, chapathi or fried rice.The chicken in this recipe is usually deep fried or shallow fried, (some times whole stuffed chicken ) and then coated with the masala. Here I have shallow fried the chicken.It  tasted delicious with fried rice. Give this recipe a try...



Ingredients
1)Chicken - 1 lb
 Chilly powder -1 1/2
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Powdered Garam masala-
(Two tsp of fennel powder, 5-6 cloves,2 inch stick
cinnamon, a small piece of nutmeg, 2 cardamon )
Vinegar- 1 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

For the Masala
Thinly sliced Onion- 2 medium
Thinly sliced ginger- 3-4 tsp
Thinly sliced garlic- 3-4 tsp
Chopped green chilly- 2
( I used 2 Jalapeno pepper instead of green chilly)
Coriander powder- 3/4 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp(optional)
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Meat  Masala- 1 tsp
Curry leaves
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
oil



Dry roast the ingredients under garam masala and make a fine powder.Clean and cut chicken and marinate with all the ingredients listed under section one for about an hour. Cook this marinated chicken with half a cup of water till done. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the chicken pieces till it is crispy in the outer and set aside. (You can also follow the deep fry method. Fry the marinated chicken in medium flame till crispy)

Heat oil in a pan and saute ginger and garlic till there is a nice aroma followed by onions, green chilly and curry leaves till the onions become golden brown. Add in turmeric powder, coriander powder and pepper powder and garam masala and fry for a minute. Now add the  fried chicken and roast for two to three till it is completely dry and the masala gets well coated over the chicken. Serve with rice, appam or chapati.

Try this...
Hope you will all enjoy..

41 comments:

  1. Chicken roast looks spicy, tangy and very tempting..

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  2. i have always tried 2 get this right but never succeeded

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  3. Wow, this chicken sure looks so tasty, I can have it with a bowl of white rice.. Yummie!

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  4. Seriously your recipes and pictures are tongue tickling. It always makes me feel hungry.

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  5. yummy ...I love such type of chicken dishes:)

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  6. What a lovely recipe,It looks absolutely delicious..

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  7. oh gal,...drooooling here,..This one is also gonna be a try soon

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  8. super delicious chicken, looks yummy

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  9. That looks picture perfect..chicken lovers will definitely grab it all :)

    US Masala

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  10. kothiyayittu vayya...so very yumm

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  11. Am drooling here, mouthwatering here..

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  12. Ooooh Suja.. adipoli.. good colr and looks like the thattu kada yummy chickn roast..

    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  13. thts indeed a treat to the eyes ...yummy n full of flavors...

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  14. makes me hungry...mouthwatering.

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  15. Chicken looks so rich and yumm. Very colorful as well.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  16. Spicy and tempting chicken..Mouth-watering click!

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  17. A fantastic recipe!!!Looks too droolworthy!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  18. All the ingredients are pretty common, so I guess I HAVE to try it Suja :). Looks amazing.

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  19. That looks so good I must try to make a veg version of this.


    FOODELICIOUS

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  20. Awesome chicken roast..Kothy ay kothy ay..

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  21. looks delicious & I tried your ginger chicken, every one loved it.. Thanks for sharing these lovely recipes.....

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  22. chicken roasted to perfection....so tempting
    http://www.panchamrutham.blogspot.com/

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  23. adipoli chicken roast...enikku veshakkunne...:)

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  24. drooling here.lovely chicken roast.bookmarking it

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  25. I just love ur blog because when i open it i get the aroma of kerala dishes from across the miles.. :) loved the chicken roast

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  26. nalla crispy chicken.....vaayil kappal ottikaam........super recipe

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  27. Thanks all for the encouraging comments...do visit often:)
    @ Sara thanks for the feedback, I am so happy to know that you liked it..you made my day:)

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  28. what is the brand name of the meat masala you used?
    It looks sooo yummy I wish to make it...

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  29. Hi Anon, thanks for stopping by..my personnel favorite is Eastern Chicken masala...sometimes I also use home made garam masala which is also equally good...

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  30. Thanks for this nice recipe, it came out well.

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  31. looks too good and delicious.....sooo yummy

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