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2.8 from 5 votes

Andhra Chicken Curry Recipe

A traditional and famous chicken curry recipe from Andhra Cuisine...
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3 -4
Calories: 440kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 500 gms chicken cleaned and washed well
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 3 medium sized onions finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 - 4 vertically slit green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds dhaniya seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds jeera
  • 3-4 black pepper corns
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds khus khus
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 cup yogurt/curd


  • Firstly, take a griddle or tawa, heat it add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves, black pepper corns, cardamoms, dry roast all the ingredients for few minutes.
  • Transfer them in a bowl.
  • On the same griddle dry roast poppy seeds(khus-khus) for few seconds and allow it to cool.
  • In a blender, add all the roasted ingredients along with poppy seeds and blend it into powdered form and rest it aside for later use.
  • In a cooking vessel, add oil, add the sliced onions, add slit green chillies and saute slightly till the onions get transparent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes.
  • Add the chicken pieces and roast it until a change in color appears.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, stir and cook for few minutes.
  • Add the roasted and blended powder into the curry.
  • Stir and cook for about 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Add beaten yogurt, stir and cook until chicken gets tender.
  • Add little water if the gravy is too thick(optional).
  • Finally add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with roti or rice.


Calories: 440kcal