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Chettinadu Kozhi Varuval

Chettinadu Kozhi Varuval
This tasty Chettinadu Kozhi Varuval can be prepared with very less oil. Chicken is marinated first with a spicy masala and then its cooked in medium flame in its own water. One of the best chicken recipes that goes well with both rice and chapathi/Roti.. The recipe follows..

chettinadu Kozhi Varuval

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 40 minutes + Marination Time


Chicken with bones         - 250 gm
Salt                                   - As required
Turmeric Powder             - 1/4 tsp
Lemon                              - 1/2
Rice Flour                         - 2 tbsp
Curry Leaves                    - few
Oil                                     - 3 tbsp

To Grind:

Big Onion                - 2
Chopped Ginger      - 2 tsp
Chopped Garlic       - 2 tsp
Green Chili              - 2
Dry Red Chili          - 2


  • Wash chicken well. Grind everything under ' To Grind' adding little water. Extract juice from lemon. Crush curry leaves. 
  •  Take a bowl. Add chicken, ground masala, salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice, curry leaves and rice flour to it. Mix everything well. Set it aside for an hour or two. You can also keep marinated chicken in fridge for better absorption of masala.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. When its hot, add marinated chicken to it. Cover with a lid and cook in medium flame till chicken is cooked completely. Keep on stirring in between to prevent chicken from getting burnt. No need to add water as chicken will ooze out its own water. 
  • Enjoy your Chettinadu Kozhi Varuval with Chapathi/Roti. It also tastes so good with plain rice.