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Chicken Chukka

chicken chukka

Brief Description

Follow this recipe to learn how to make chicken chukka. Chicken chukka is a dish from Hyderabad; it is very popular and obviously very yummy.

Preparation Time 15 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Chicken Chukka

  • 1 kg chicken
  • 2 finely chopped onions
  • 1 tbsp crushed ginger-garlic
  • 4 green chilies
  • 2 sliced tomatoes
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 3 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp crushed pepper corns
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • Few curry leaves
  • Oil as needed

chicken chukka

How to make Chicken Chukka

  • First we need to marinate chicken with sweet chili sauce, salt, pepper.
  • Let the marinated chicken set for an hour.
  • Heat up some oil in a pan.
  • Drop in the chicken pieces and fry.
  • When chicken gets slightly golden, add onions and keep frying.
  • Throw in green chilies, coriander powder, chili powder, garam masala, turmeric and salt.
  • Keep frying for some time.
  • Sprinkle water, cover the lid and let it cook.
  • Water will be completely gone when it is done.
  • Add cumin powder and add in sum curry leaves as well.
  • Mix well and ensure that it is a dry masala.
  • Chicken chukka is ready to be served.

Some Useful Tips

  • To peel off the skins of tomatoes, put them in a bowl and cover it with boiling water for 5 minutes. Take out the tomatoes and pierce them with a knife and take off the skins easily.
  • For removing rust from a surface, coat it with salt and then squeeze some lemon on it.

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