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Kerala Style Chicken Ularthiyathu Recipe

Kerala Style Chicken Ularthiyathu is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 tbsp - oil for Chicken
  • 2 tsp - oil for Coconut splits
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 4 Cloves garlic, chopped and crushed
  • 1/2 inch piece ginger, chopped and crushed
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - shallow fried Coconut splits (thengakothu)
  • 2 green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 1 tsp - pepper powder
  • 250 g - boiled Chicken pieces or leftover Chicken pieces from curry
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric
  • How to Make Kerala Style Chicken Ularthiyathu:

    1. Mix 1 tbsp dry coconut splits with 1/4 tsp turmeric and 1/4 tsp salt. Keep aside for half an hour.
    2. Heat 2 tsp oil in a non-stick pan. Reduce the heat to low and shallow fry coconut splits until golden in colour and crisp. Keep aside.
    3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add finely sliced onions and fry on a low to medium heat until golden in colour and crisp.
    4. Add chopped garlic, ginger, curry leaves, shallow fried coconut splits and slit green chillies. Saute well and fry for 4-5 minutes or until fragrant.
    5. Add pepper powder (3/4 to 1 tsp) and mix well.
    6. Add boiled chicken pieces and adjust salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes or until chicken pieces are well combined with all the spices (do not add water while cooking).
    7. Serve as side dish with Parotta / Rotis / Rice / Pulao / Brown bread.
    8. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World


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