Chicken Andhra
Chicken Andhra
5 from 1 vote
Indulge in the robust flavours and spices of Chicken Andhra, a dish that brings culinary artistry to your table. This introduction will delve into the recipe's background, level of difficulty, and exciting variations.
Chicken Andhra

Chicken Andhra is a beloved dish hailing from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Known for its rich flavors and aromatic spices, this dish brings together tender chicken pieces cooked in a tantalizing blend of traditional Indian spices.

Originating from the vibrant culinary heritage of Andhra Pradesh, this recipe is a testament to the region’s passion for bold and fiery flavors.

Creating Chicken Andhra at home allows you to experience the authentic taste of South Indian cuisine right in your own kitchen.

While it may seem complex at first glance, fear not, as I guide you through each step of the process. With a few simple ingredients and some patience, you’ll soon be savoring the irresistible aroma and flavors of this classic dish.

Perfect for a cozy family dinner or a gathering with friends, Chicken Andhra is sure to impress even the most discerning palate.

Expert Tip: For a richer flavor, use homemade garlic-ginger paste made from fresh ingredients.


Chicken With bone: Adds rich flavor and tender texture to the dish, making it satisfying and wholesome.

Oil: Used for sautéing the ingredients and bringing out their flavors.

Onion: Provides a sweet and savory base to the dish, enhancing its depth of flavor.

Green Chilies: Infuses the dish with a subtle heat and freshness, balancing the richness of the other ingredients.

Curry Leaf: Adds a distinctive aroma and flavor to the dish, characteristic of South Indian cuisine.

Garlic Ginger Paste: Offers a flavorful blend of garlic and ginger, enhancing the overall taste of the dish.

Turmeric Powder: Adds vibrant color and subtle earthy flavor to the dish, while also offering numerous health benefits.

Chilli Powder: Provides a fiery kick to the dish, adding heat and depth of flavor.

Coriander Powder: Adds a warm, citrusy flavor to the dish, complementing the other spices.

Cumin Powder: Imparts a nutty, earthy flavor to the dish, enhancing its overall complexity.

Garam Masala: A fragrant spice blend that adds warmth and depth of flavor to the dish.

Tomatoes: Adds sweetness and tanginess to the dish, balancing the heat of the spices.

Salt: Enhances the flavors of the other ingredients and brings out their natural taste.

Coriander: Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing, adding a pop of color and freshness to the finished dish.

Expert Tip: Adjust the amount of spices according to your taste preferences. Feel free to experiment with different spice levels.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve hot with steamed rice for a comforting and satisfying meal.
  • Pair with naan or roti for a delicious Indian-inspired dinner.
  • Accompany with a side of yogurt raita and sliced cucumbers for a refreshing contrast.
  • Garnish with additional fresh coriander leaves for an extra burst of flavor.

Expert Tip: Marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to penetrate the meat.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use boneless chicken for this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute boneless chicken if you prefer. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly as boneless chicken tends to cook faster.

Is this dish spicy?

The level of spiciness can be adjusted according to your preference. Feel free to reduce the amount of chili powder and green chilies for a milder flavor.

Can I make this dish ahead of time?

Yes, Chicken Andhra tastes even better the next day as the flavors have had time to meld together. Simply reheat gently on the stovetop before serving.

How long can I store leftovers?

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Reheat thoroughly before serving.

Can I freeze Chicken Andhra?

Yes, you can freeze Chicken Andhra for up to 3 months. Allow it to cool completely before transferring to freezer-safe containers. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.

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Chicken Andhra

Chicken Andhra

by Nabeela Kauser
Indulge in the robust flavours and spices of Chicken Andhra, a dish that brings culinary artistry to your table. This introduction will delve into the recipe’s background, level of difficulty, and exciting variations.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 220 kcal


  • 500 g Chicken With bone
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies Slit
  • 1 Curry Leaf
  • 1 tsp Garlic Ginger Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 Tomatoes Chopped
  • Salt To taste
  • Coriander


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the chicken pieces with ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, and a pinch of salt. Let it marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chopped onions, green chilies, and curry leaves. Sauté until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the marinated chicken to the pan. Cook until the chicken pieces turn lightly browned.
  • Stir in the red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and garam masala. Cook for a few minutes until the spices are well incorporated.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and salt. Cook until the tomatoes become soft and the oil starts to separate from the mixture.
  • Pour in a cup of water, reduce the heat, cover the pan, and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Stir occasionally.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, check for seasoning and adjust salt and spices if needed.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice or naan.


Nutritional facts:
The provision of nutritional information is done merely as a courtesy and should not be taken as a guarantee.


Calories: 220kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 12gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 56mgPotassium: 327mgFibre: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 749IUVitamin C: 12mgVitamin D: 0.1µgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Chicken, Cooking, Curry, Food, Recipe
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