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Andhra Chili Chicken

Updated on June 29, 2015

Andhra Chili Chicken

Mouthwatering Andhra Chili Chicken
Mouthwatering Andhra Chili Chicken

Andhra Chili Chicken

Even though world like the taste of Chinese Chili Chicken, there is a desi chili chicken too. It is called Andhra chili chicken because it comes from the state of Andhra Pradesh in south of India. The chicken is tastes even better than the Chinese chili chicken


  1. Chicken: 1 full medium sized.
  2. Rice: 2 Tbsp.
  3. Refined flour: ¼ Cup.
  4. Yogurt: ¼ cup.
  5. Oil: ¼ cup.
  6. Lemon Juice: 4 Tbsp.
  7. Dry Red chilies: 8
  8. Garlic: 8 clove.
  9. Ginger: 2 inch piece.
  10. Curry leaves: 10 leaves.
  11. Coriander leaves: chopped 2 Tbsp.
  12. Salt: As per taste.


  1. Cut the chicken in to 4 pieces. Two legs and two breasts.
  2. On each chicken piece make 5 slits about ½ inch deep.
  3. Rub salt deep in to the chicken and then rub two tbsp of lemon Juice. Keep aside.
  4. Now in a blender put 2 Tbsp of lemon juice.
  5. Add ginger, garlic, curry leaves and whole red chilies and blend.
  6. Add rice and blend well to make a fine paste.
  7. Now in a bowl put yogurt.
  8. Put this rice paste in the yoghurt and whisk well to form a smooth consistency.
  9. Add salt in this and mix well.
  10. Now apply this mixture on the chicken and rub well and let it marinate for 6 to 8 hours in fridge.
  11. Now when the chicken is marinated, then take a heavy base pan.
  12. Heat oil.
  13. Roll the marinated chicken in refined flour and shake off excess flour.
  14. Put the chicken in the oil and cook for a minute.
  15. Turn over the chicken pieces and cook for another minute.
  16. Now reduce the heat and cook the chicken for another 5 minutes, turning chicken few times for evenly cooking.
  17. Remove the chicken from the pan and drain.
  18. Now transfer the chicken to a shallow pan.
  19. Cook on medium heat.
  20. Add chopped coriander leaves & 2 tbsp of water.
  21. Cover and reduce the heat to simmer.
  22. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  23. Chicken should be cooked by now if not then cook for another minute or two.
  24. Taste for seasoning.
  25. Serve hot.

Andhra Chili Chicken

5 stars from 6 ratings of Andhra Chili Chicken


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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      It looks so tasty and spicy such a lovely photo

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      Dil Vil 4 years ago from India

      Delicious chicken recipe, good recipe.

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks DDE and My cook book for nice comments

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This chili chicken recipe really sounds good. By marinating it I am sure the flavors get even better. Gave this 5 stars, up and useful votes and will share.

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      Charles Mark Walker 4 years ago from Jasper Georgia

      keep the recipes coming Chef, another nice article

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Mmm Mmm... I'm so there. thank you

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      Abdus Salam 4 years ago from Bangladesh

      love this recipe! thanks for sharing...

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Cmark

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      Kathryn 4 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

      This looks delicious. I love spicy food!

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks peggy for the lovely comment and share and votes, highly appreciated.

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Mhatter, verualit and Kathryn for the valuable inputs.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Sounds good voting up and sharing. Five stars.

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      Susan Zutautas 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Oh my this sounds so good! Can't wait to try it.

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thankd moonlake and Just ask susan for the comment.

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      Dale Anderson 3 years ago from The High Seas

      I am going to try making a vegetarian version of this, maybe with eggplant or potatoes.

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Do let me know how it goes getit. thanks for the comment

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