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Andhra chilli chicken recipe

green chilli chicken recipe andra style
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
marination30 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: andra chilli chicken, green chilli chicken, green chilli chicken dry
Servings: 400 gms
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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to grind

  • 7 nos green chilli
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • a handful coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsp shallots
  • 1.5 tbsp spring onion
  • 1 inch ginger

for marination

  • 400 gms chicken - chopped
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp oil

for fry

  • 2 tbsp oil - for curry
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 3 nos green chilli - slit
  • 2 tsp capsicum - chopped
  • salt to taste


  • grind together green chillies, garlic, coriander leaves, spring onion and ginger. I have used around 5-6 green chillies. adjust the amount of chillies based on your spice level. d well. 
  • grind all these to a fine paste. keep it aside until use.
  • take 400 gms chicken in a mixing bowl and add the prepared paste, thick curd, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt. sprinkle little oil and mix well. let it marinate for 30 minutes to an hour before you cook so that flavours of green chillies and masalas get in well.
  • heat oil and pop in cumin seeds. add chopped onions, green chilli and chopped capsicum. fry till brown.
  • add the marinated chicken and mix well.
  • close and cook until the chicken is cooked completely. sprinkle little water if required. water coming out from the chicken is good enough to get cooked.
  • open and let it cooked in medium flame. let it dry in simmer until roaste