Sunday, September 19, 2010

Varutha Kozhi Masala

Chicken: 1 kg
Onion: 3 big
Green chilly: 2-3 pcs
Ginger: 1 tbsp
Garlic: 1 tbsp
Tomato chopped: 1 big
Chilly Powder: 1/4 tbsp
Coriander powder: 1/4 tbsp
Pepper Powder: 1/4 tbsp
Turmeric powder: 1/2tsp
Garam masala powder: 1 tsp
Fennel seed powder: 1 tsp
Curry leaves: 1 string
Coriander leaves: 1 tbsp
Oil-for frying
Salt: to taste

For Marination:
Chilly Powder: 2 tsp
Turmeric powder: 1/2tsp
Pepper powder: 2tsp
Ginger n garlic paste: 1 tsp
Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
Garam masala: 1/4 tsp
Salt: to taste

Clean and cut the chicken into small pieces. combine chilly powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, ginger garlic paste, salt with lemon juice and apply this paste to the chicken. Keep it aside for atleast 1hr. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the chicken pieces till half done and keep it aside. In the same pan, add chopped onion, ginger , garlic, curry leaves and green chilli. Fry till it turns golden color. Add tomatoes and cook till the oil starts seperate. Then add chilly powder, coriander powder, pepper powder, fennel seed powder and turmeric powder. Saute until the raw smell goes. Add fried chicken pieces. Cook for 2-3 minutes with lid. Remove lid and add 11/2 cup water and 1 tsp garam masala, stir well. Close the lid and cook in low flame for 10-15 minutes or till done. Garnish with coriander leaves.


  1. HI Jaisy,

    wow...varutha kozhi...hmm...yummy...looks so delicious!


  2. gravilicious chicken curry!! good one..

  3. Droolworthy kozhi masala, very tempting..

  4. The kozhli masala is making me drool here.

  5. superb kozhi masala jais...looks so spicy...i love spicy food...even i m a chicken lover...

  6. Adipoli Jaisy..yummy it.

  7. YUmmy chicken masala...Nalla nadan taste ayrunirikum alle...

  8. First time at ur space ... loved the banana cake from ur prev posts !!!

  9. ayyo!! vayil kappal odikkam...chicken curry eppozhum welcome..

  10. Kozhi masala is full of flavor and spice...Loving it..

    Pushpa @

  11. Wow!! Nice recipe and very tempeting!!