Kodil Avakaya-Andhra Chicken Pickle

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 kg - Chicken with bones (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 3/4 tbsp - Ginger garlic paste
  • 3/4 tbsp - Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1.5 - Lemons
  • 2 tbsp - Oil
  • Spice powder:
  • 1.5 tbsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp - Poppy seeds
  • 3/4 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 3 - Cloves
  • 1 inch - Cinnamon stick
  • 1 - Cardamom
  • 1/2 - Star anise
  • For Tempering:
  • 15 - Curry leaves
  • 10 - Garlic cloves
  • 2 - Dried red chillies
  • 1/2 cup - Oil

How to Make Kodil Avakaya-Andhra Chicken Pickle

  • Dry roast all the spices given in the list for spice powder one by one on a low flame, and let them cool.
  • Once cooled, grind the spices into a fine powder and keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a vessel, and add the chicken, ginger garlic paste and salt, and cook everything on medium flame.
  • Reduce the heat and cook until the oil separates.
  • The chicken pieces should be well cooked and without any water; this is very important for making this pickle.
  • Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil mentioned in tempering list and add the curry leaves, dry red chillies, garlic cloves and saute for a few minutes. Add the cooked chicken pieces along with the oil, add the ground spice powder and combine well.
  • Cook on medium flame until the spice powder and chicken get well mixed.
  • Squeeze the juice from the lemons and heat for 3 minutes and let it cool aside.
  • Add the cooled lemon juice to the chicken pickle and then take it off the stove.
  • Cool the pickle completely and store in an air-tight bottle.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes