Naatu Kozhi Varuval - South Indian Special

Naatu Kozhi (Country Chicken) is super healthy compared to the broiler chicken and one can avoid side effects like body heat associated with consuming the broiler chicken. Though it,s expensive compared to the broiler chicken, it's worth the money. this juicy and real chicken often in your diet.


Naatu Kozhi (Country Chicken) – 250 gms (marinated in salt, chili powder and turmeric powder for min 1 hr)

Sambar Onions (Shallots) – 1 cup, peeled, ground to a paste

Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp

Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp

Few Curry Leaves

Oil – 2-3 tbsp

Peppercorns – 1 tsp

Dry Red Chillies – 2 to 3

Salt as per taste


  • Heat oil in a pan over medium flame. Add the ground onions and fry for a minute.

  • Add ginger-garlic paste and mix well. Add the naatu kozhi pieces and salt.

  • Stir-fry for a few minutes.

  • In a separate pan, add a little oil and fry the peppercorns, cumin seeds and dry red chilies. Remove and grind to a fine powder. Sprinkle this over the chicken pieces.

  • Cook until all moisture has evaporated and the chicken pieces are crispy and cooked.

  • Remove and serve hot as a side dish with rice, parotta or roti.

  • Signing off till the next post!

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