Andhra Chicken Fry, also known as Kodi Vepudu or Chicken Vepudu is an authentic South Indian way of making stir-fried chicken with a delicious coat of spice mixture. Andhra-style chicken fry – One of the unique & delicious Spicy Chicken fry made in Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh is a state in South India and it is famous for awesome spicy dishes. This dish is also called Kodi Vepudu or chicken Vepudu where Kodi means Chicken and Vepudu means stir fry.
Chicken Vepudu(chicken fry Andhra style recipe) has different variations while preparing the recipe. Some people use chicken pieces with bones some use only the chicken flesh pieces for preparing chicken Vepudu. I marinated chicken before frying which also gives a nice taste and they slow cook the chicken after marination.
Andhra style chicken fry – It is simple and easy to prepare with our Indian spices. This recipe can be served with dosa, chapati, or steamed rice. Andhra Chicken fry is a spicy recipe of Andhra you can adjust the spice level accordingly.
How to make Andhra Chicken fry with detailed step-by-step photos and video.
Steps For how to make Andhra Chicken Fry | Kodi Vepudu Recipe:
For Andhra Chicken Fry Ingredients:
To Make Chicken Marinate:
- 1 Kg Chicken (with bone)
- ½ Tsp Turmeric Powder
- 4 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
- Salt to Taste
To Make Masala Powder:
- 1 ½ Tbsp Coriander Seeds
- 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
- 1 Tsp Fennel Seeds
- 1 Tsp Peppercorns
- 3 Nos Cardamom
- 4 Nos Cloves
- 1-inch Cinnamon
- 4 Nos Whole Red Chillies
- 4 Nos Whole Kashmiri Red Chilli
To make Chicken Fry:
- 4 Tbsp Oil
- 4 Nos Onion
- 2 Nos Green Chilli
- Curry Leaves
- 2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
- 2 Tbsp Ground Masala
- Salt to Taste
- Curry Leaves
- Chopped Coriander Leaves
Clean chicken pieces with bones and do marination. Take chicken with bone, salt, turmeric powder and red chili powder in a large bowl. Mix it all well and marinate the chicken for 15-30 mins.
Prepare Andhra fry masala
In a frying pan and add the whole spices coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, peppercorns, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, red chilies and Kashmiri red chilie. Dry roast until they release a nice aroma. Turn off the stove and let them cool down. Transfer them to a mixer jar and grind them into a fine powder. Set aside this Andhra fry masala.
Make the Andhra Chicken Fry
In another flat pan, heat oil. Add chopped onions and green chilies. Fry onions until they get the nice translucent stage and add the curry leaves and marinated chicken. Please keep in mind that we added salt to the marination as well.
Add the ginger-garlic paste, mix well and cook for 5 mins to make sure the chicken is not pink anymore. Add 2 tbsp of the ground masala powder and cook for 5 more mins. Add the remaining ground masala powder after 5 mins. Mix and add salt.
Note: Do not add any water and the chicken can be roasted well only with its own juice and oil steam.
Mix it all well and cook for 10 mins on low flame. Add the curry leaves and chopped coriander. Give it a quick mix. Andhra-style Chicken Fry is ready to be served.
This Chicken Fry recipe is a winner for its simplicity and taste. This is super easy to make.
Andhra recipes are popular for the unique spice and taste they provide. The deliciousness comes from the variety of local Indian spices and seasonings.
To get juicy and flavorful Andhra chicken fry, use chicken pieces with bones. This chicken fry is a bit spicy recipe and you can always adjust the quantities of pepper and red chillies to suit your needs.
You can easily make it at home and treat your loved ones to a delicious non-vegetarian dish.
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