Chicken Fry Without Oil

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Chicken fry without oil, as the name says, is a chicken dish without the use of oil. This non-vegetarian recipe is loved by chicken aficionados and is a definite favorite amongst them.

The best thing is, the recipe is cooked without oil. This Indian chicken fry is made from broiler chicken marinated with curd and spice mix. You can learn how to make it at home by following our simple recipe guide.

Chicken pieces are pressure cooked so that they become soft and then are cooked under medium heat until gravy becomes thick. The gravy should simple coat the chicken pieces and the recipe is ready to be served as a side dish.

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

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  • 500 g - broiler chicken
  • 1 cup - curd
  • 1 tsp - coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 8 - red chillies
  • 1/2 pod - garlic
  • 1/2" piece - ginger
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric
  • 2 - onions
  • 2 - cloves
  • 2 tbsp - tomato puree
  • salt to taste

How to Make Chicken Fry Without Oil

  • Dry-fry the coriander seeds, cumin, peppercorns, red chillies, cloves, garlic, ginger and onions and grind into a paste.
  • Cut the chicken into medium-sized pieces, marinate with the masala paste, curd, turmeric and salt amd keep aside for an hour.
  • Pressure-cook the chicken for 3 whistles.
  • Transfer the cooked chicken into a vessel. Add the gravy along with tomato puree to a pan.
  • Let it cook for 4-5 minutes under medium heat until the gravy becomes a bit dry.
  • Now add the chicken pieces and cook for 3 minutes or until completely fried. Serve hot.