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Friday, September 12, 2014


Chetti nad chicken roast

This chicken is a very popular dish in southern part of Indian subcontinent.locally this is called as chettinad chicken roast.goes well as snack or with plain rice and Indian flat bread(Chapati)
simple dish,you don't need to spend lot of time for this dish

Main ingredients

1 whole chicken cut into eight -10 pieces

For paste

6 dried red chilies,broken(soaked in the water for about 15 minutes)

1 inch ginger piece

5 garlic cloves

1 green chili

2 medium onions roughly chopped

15 curry leaves

1/2 tbsp  turmeric powder

1/4 th T spoon pepper cons (kali mirch)

3 Cloves

2 tbsp rice flour

salt to taste

For marination 

1 tbsp lemon juice

 For frying 

2 tbsp edible oil  - shallow fry


1)Wash thee chicken throughly,make into 8-10 pices,Make slits randomly

2)Add all the ingradients mentioned above for paste in a blender/mixer (soaked dry chillies,ginger,garlic flakes,green chilli,onion,curry leaves,turmeric powder,Pepper cons,cloves

3.Add Rice flour to the paste

4.Apply the paste to all chicken pieces ,it should coat the chicken pieces completely

5.Now add Lemon juice for the chicken pieces bowl 

6.marinate the coated chicken for 3-4 hours in refrigerator

7.Now place wok/kadai on medium flame

8.Add edible oil(Shallow fry level oil)

9.Add Chicken pieces to the wok slowly,each piece should not touch another piece,keep some distance

10.Fry for 4-5 minutes,place the lid to close.

11.turn to another side the lid

once done,remove from the kadai and garnish with onion rings and fried vertically slit green chilies and serve hot


those who wants deep fry ,they can add more oil and more coating and do this dish.
You can also prepare this dish with whole or half cut chicken applying same marination on barbecue or in oven(for that you have to coat the chicken with edible oil sufficiently.