Red Chilly powder-2tbsp
Garlic-3 big pods
Salt- to taste
Coconut Oil-for frying
Big onion-1 for garnishing
Wash and cut the chicken into medium sized pieces..(or of ur choice :) )
Heat a non stick pan and add pepper,cinnamon and cloves..
Heat for few seconds ,then add chilly powder and heat until the raw smell goes ..
Now take blender and add this fried mix,ginger,garlic,curry leaves ,salt ,soya sauce ,vinegar ,turmeric powder and green chilly together by adding few drops of water to a fine paste .
Marinate the chicken pieces with this masala and keep for minimum 20 minutes ..
Then take a heavy bottomed kadai and add this marinated chicken and cook for 10 minutes in medium flame by closing the pan ..
Now open the kadai and cook until all the water from the chicken get evaporated ..Now the chicken must be fully coated with masala ..
Take a pan for frying ..Heat coconut oil and fry the chicken pieces.. Shallow fry is good enough .So fry the chicken pieces in two batches
When done remove the chicken to a kitchen tissue and allow to drain all excess oil..
Finally add the thin slices of onion to the same oil and just saute for 1 minute ..
Drain these onion and sprinkle over the fried chicken pieces …
So yummy and easy nadan thattukda style chicken fry is ready in no minutes…