Chicken chinthamani

Sundays are usually nonvegetarian days in our house. Either chicken, mutton or fish is preferred. This spicy red chicken is a big hit in our house. Its so easy, enticing indian chicken recipe that will blow you away once it is cooked. A friend of mine gave me this recipe and I shared it with my other friends and its a big hit with my friends too. I’m sure this spicy chicken will make you crave for more which calls for just 5 ingredients. Spicy red chicken goes well with curd rice , dosa or you can relish it with plain rice too. The taste is outstanding so hope you try this recipe and enjoy it with your family. Lets get started with the recipe of making spicy red chicken .

⏲PREP TIME : 15 minutes

⏲COOK TIME : 30 minutes

🍜COURSE : sidedish

🥘CUISINE : Indian

🍴YIELD : 8 servings


Chicken – 1 & 1/2 kg

Shallots – 260 gm

Long red chillies – 35 no.

Garlic – 100gm

Oil – 1/3 cup


Deseed red chillies , blend to a fine powder.

Chop garlic finely and cut shallots into halves.


Heat oil in pan, keep the flame in simmer and add chilli powder .

(Switch on the exhaust fan)

Stir for 2 seconds until the colour changes and the aroma fills the kitchen.

Let the chilli powder not burn.

Now add in garlic stir well and then the onions.

(Boil 4 glasses of water in a vessel on otherside)

Add chicken to pan and stir well to coat the masala.

Now add the hot water , salt and give it a boil.

Close the pan and allow to cook in medium flame.

Keep stirring on intervals.

When the gravy thickens and chicken comes together as semi gravy, stop the flame.

Garnish the spicy red chicken with coriander leaves.

Serve it hot with plain rice or curd rice.


Ensure the chillies are not burnt.

You can make it semi gravy or a dry kind of chicken as you wish.

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