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chicken chukka recipe

chicken chukka recipe chicken sukka varuval
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: chicken fry, chicken recipes, chicken starters
Servings: 500 gms
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 500 gms chicken - chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 no bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3-4 no caramom
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 2 sprig curry leaves
  • 3-4 cloves garlic - crushed
  • 1/2 cup small onions - sliced
  • 1 no tomato - chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

to roast

  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp peppercorns
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 6-7 no red chillies

to grind along with roasted ingredient

  • 11-12 no small onions
  • 3-4 no garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 no green chilli
  • 1 sprig curry leaves


  • Dry roast all the ingredients given under the "to roast " section until slightly smoky.
  • Take it in a blender along with small onions, garlic, ginger, green chilli, curry leaves to a coarse paste. 
  • Heat oil in the same pan and crackle cumin seeds, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, curry leaves, and crushed garlic.
  • Fry for a minute and then add sliced onions. 
  • Saute the onions until brown. When the onions turn brown, add tomatoes and fry till it gets mushy. 
  • At this stage, add the chopped chicken pieces, turmeric powder, and salt, mix well and cook for a minute until firm. 
  • Further, add the prepared masala along with little water. Close and cook until the chicken is completely cooked. Stir in between if needed. 
  • Open and let the chicken dry and get roasted in simmer. 
  • serve it hot and fresh!