Payyoli Chicken Fry

Payyoli Chicken Fry

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Payyoli Chicken Fry | Traditional Calicut Style Fried Chicken | with step by step photos and video. A dry chicken fry with the authentic malabar flavours. Payyoli is a place situated in the north Malabar coast of kerala. This dish is very popular in payyoli. It is very simple to follow the authentic Malabar flavours.

A tasty and simple chicken fry recipe. This spicy and yummy chicken fry is quite popular in payyoli, a place situated in the North malabar coast of Kerala. Do try this delicious recipe.

Why the name, payyoli ?

Payyoli, a small municipal town on the Malabar Coast in Kerala, is popular for this tasty fried chicken. Moreover, this dry chicken dish has all the coastal flavours, an absolutely finger licking good recipe. This spicy chicken fry is quite popular.

A great starter or can also be served as a side dish with rice or rolled inside rotis. This authentic Kerala recipe requires only few ingredients Try this authentic recipe in your kitchen and enjoy the goodness of Kerala cuisine.

Serve the fried chicken as a starter for your house parties. Moreover, you can serve it as part of a meal that includes steamed rice.

How to make payyoli chicken fry?

Payyoli Chicken Fry | Traditional Calicut Style Fried Chicken | with step by step photos and video. A simple yet delicious fry recipe sauted in fried coconut spices. Firstly, the recipe requires a special marination which is prepared by grinding the hot water soaked dried Kashmiri red chillies along with some spices. The chicken is marinated with this ground red chilli paste and many flavourful spices. Further, the chicken is deep fried in coconut oil. In another part, the grated coconut is mixed with this ground red chilli paste before frying it in coconut oil. Deep fry this coconut mix till golden. Take care not to burn the coconut. The fried chicken is served with crispy and spicy fried coconut, curry leaves and green chillies. Do keep in mind , the heat in the coconut cooks it even after it is taken from the pan.

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Payyoli Chicken Fry

Course: Starter, SidesCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

Payyoli Chicken Fry | Traditional Calicut Style Fried Chicken | with step by step photos and video. A dry chicken fry with the authentic malabar flavours.

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Ingredients

  • 450 gms Chicken

  • 4 tbsp Grated Coconut

  • Coconut Oil

  • Salt as required

  • For Grinding
  • 8 Kashmiri Red Chilies soaked in hot water

  • 3 Garlic Cloves

  • 1″inch Ginger

  • 10 small Onions

  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds

  • For Preparing Marination
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour

  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala

  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder

  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice

  • 1 tsp Coconut Oil

  • Salt

Directions

  • Firstly, soak 8 Kashmiri red chillies in hot water for 10 minutes. Use more chillies if you prefer more spicy.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Drain & transfer them to a small mixie jar.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Add 3 Garlic Cloves, 1″inch Ginger, 10 small Onions and 1 tsp Fennel Seeds to the mixie jar.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Ground it to a coarse paste and keep aside.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • In a plate or bowl, take 2 tbsp Corn Flour, 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder, 1 tsp Pepper Powder, 1/2 tsp Garam Masala, 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder, 2 tsp Lemon Juice, Salt, coconut oil and 3/4 of the crushed masala.Payyoli Chicken FryPayyoli Chicken FryPayyoli Chicken Fry
  • Start mixing. Add water little by little & form a smooth paste.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Gash the chicken pieces using a knife.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Marinate the chicken pieces using the prepared masala.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Cover & keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Take 4 tbsp grated coconut in a bowl. Add the remaining crushed chilli along with 1/4 tsp salt.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Mix it well.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Now heat 5 tbsp coconut oil in a pan.
  • Fry some curry leaves and green chilies. Drain off the excess oil & keep them over a kitchen tissue.Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • In the same oil, fry the coconut until golden. Drain off the excess oil & keep them over a kitchen tissue.Payyoli Chicken FryPayyoli Chicken FryPayyoli Chicken Fry
  • In the same oil add the marinated chicken pieces one by one. If needed, add some extra oil. Payyoli Chicken Fry
  • Fry each side for 5 to 8 minutes over a low to medium flame. Flip & fry until all the sides are cooked perfectly.Payyoli Chicken FryPayyoli Chicken Fry
  • Now remove from oil and serve the chicken with fried curry leaves, green chilli and coconut. Serve hot.Payyoli Chicken Fry

Notes

  • Take care not to burn the coconut while roasting.
  • You can increase the no of Kashmiri red chillies if you want it be more spicy.
  • Use coconut oil for that authentic taste.
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