Andhra Chicken Vepudu

Chicken vepudu kodi vepudu
Chicken vepudu – kodi vepudu

Andhra style chicken fry – One of the unique & delicious Spicy Chicken fry made in Andhra Pradesh. This dish is popularly known as Kodi Vepudu. Kodi means Chicken and Vepudu means Fry. It is simple and easy to prepare with our Indian spices. This recipe can be served with dosa, chapathi or steamed rice. Chicken vepudu is a spicy recipe of Andhra you can adjust the spice level accordingly.

Chicken vepudu has different variations while preparing the recipe. Some people use chicken pieces with bones some use only the chicken flesh pieces for preparing chicken vepudu. Some marinate chicken before frying which also gives nice taste and they slow cook the chicken after marination.

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Andhra Chicken Vepudu
  1. Took 250 gms chicken cleaned and washed well in water. Took fleshy pieces we are going to cook this first.
  2. 2 finely chopped onion, 2 big green chilly, chopped curry leaves and coriander leaves
  3. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1 tsp fennel powder, 1 tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1/4 tsp garam masala powder, 1/2 tsp chilly powder.
  4. Let us first add the chicken pieces to a pan or kadai and cook. Chicken leaves some water and that water is enough for cooking chicken. If needed sprinkle little water and cook chicken.
  5. Cook well for a minimum of 10 mins to cook chicken. Once done drain excess water and transfer to a plate and cool down a bit. Once cooled down shred chicken flesh and discard the bones.
  6. Shredded chicken pieces are ready let us now start making the recipe. In a clay pot add 2-3 tsp sesame oil.
  7. Add a tsp of fennel , green chilly, curry leaves and chopped onion.
  8. Saute till onions are nice brown color
  9. Sesaon it with salt
  10. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  11. Add fennel, cumin and coriander powder
  12. Add ginger garlic paste and saute well
  13. Add 1 tsp of red chilly powder
  14. Add shredded chicken pieces
  15. Keep in low flame and mix well. Saute till the raw smell of masala goes well and the masala coats the chicken.
  16. Add curry leaves and coriander leaves. Do not burn the bottom keep in low flame and fry till minimum of 7-8 mins in oil.
  17. Once done garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves and serve hot. Andhra chicken curry is ready now

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