From ‘God’s own nation,’ a crisp fried chicken recipe. Serve with a squeeze of lime, which is a family favorite. This roasted chicken can be served as an appetizer at your festival gatherings, and you can count on it to be the party’s super-hero.
Spicy spices and aromatic taste in this fried chicken recipe. This meal highlights the dish’s authentic and most popular south Indian spice. This meal is simple to prepare at home as a side dish for a dinner gathering. It pairs beautifully with rice and any Indian bread of your choosing.
Kerala chicken roast is a semi-dry, delectable combination of marinated and delicate chicken that is fried and sautéed with a spicy, tangy masala sauce. Chilies, fried onions, and lemon juice are added to give this dish a little extra zing.
Ingredients of Kerala Chicken Roast:
- 1 Kg chicken
For the marination:
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/4 tsp chilli powder
- 1/4 tsp coriander powder
- 1 tsp vinegar/lemon juice
- 5 Garlic cloves
- 3-5 Green chillies
- to taste salt
- 3 medium onions
- 1 large tomato (remove skin & make puree), blanched
- 2 Green chillies (slit)
- 3 sprigs curry leaves
- 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
- 1/4 tsp pepper powder
- 1 Lemon (juiced)
How to Make Kerala Chicken Roast:
- Clean and cut the chicken into medium sized pieces.
- Make a paste of all the ingredients under marination.
- Marinate the chicken pieces with this paste and keep them aside for an hour.
- Cut onions into very thin slices and fry in hot oil. Drain them and keep them aside.
- Fry the chicken pieces in the same oil until almost done. Keep the pan covered so that the chicken does not get browned, but is cooked inside. Drain them and keep them aside.
- Heat 2 tbsp of oil in another pan (You can use the same oil in which we fried the chicken pieces. This will enhance the flavor). Add slit green chilies and curry leaves. Saute for 1 minute.
- Add the tomato paste to this and saute for 1 minute.
- Now add the prepared chicken & roast until it is dry.
- Make sure that all the chicken pieces are well coated with the tomato paste.
- Sprinkle garam masala & pepper powder and mix well.
- Add lemon juice and mix well. Check for salt. Add a little if needed.
- Now add the fried onions and mix well.
- Tasty Kerala Chicken roast is ready.
The tastemakers in this dish are the fried onions and lemon juice. So, be generous when adding them.
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