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Ulli chicken recipe

Christmas special chicken fry recipe
Prep Time1 hr 5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Keyword: chicken fry, chicken recipes, christmas special recipes
Servings: 2 people
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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to grind raw

  • 1/2 cup small onions
  • 5-6 no red chillies
  • 10-12 cloves garlic
  • 2 inch ginger - chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder

other ingredients

  • 1/2 kg chicken
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 4-5 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 sprig curry leaves
  • 10-15 no small onions - sliced
  • 1 medium tomato - chopped


  • grind the ingredients given under" to grind raw" to a fine paste.
  • marinate chicken with 3/4th of the prepared masala, turmeric powder, salt and let it rest for 1 hour.
  • heat oil in a kadai, saute curry leaves and sliced small onions until brown.
  • add tomatoes and fry till mushy.
  • further add remaining prepared masala, salt a pinch. close and cook the masala for few minutes.
  • add the marinated chicken pieces, sprinkle water, mix well.
  • close and cook for 20-30 minutes while stirring in between.
  • open and cook when the chicken is soft.
  • fry in simmer until it is semi-dry and slightly roasted.
  • serve hot with rice or roti.