Pichi Potta Chicken
Pichi Potta Kozhi is a famous Non-vegetarian dish in Tamilnadu.
- 500 Grams Nattukozhi/ country chicken
- 10 Shallots
- Curry leaves – few
- 2 Red chillies
- 1 tsp Red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1 tsp Coriander powder
- 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
- 2 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
- 1 tsp Fennel seeds
- 1 tsp Pepper corns
- 3 tbsp Oil
How to make Pichi potta kozhi
In a pressure cooker, add chicken, add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, ½ tsp red chili powder and ¼ tsp turmeric powder. Add 1 ½ cups of water and pressure cook for 6-8 whistles. Let the pressure release naturally
Let the chicken pieces cool. Then shred the chicken out of bone.
Keep the shredded chicken ready.
In a pan, add oil.
Add ½ tsp fennel seeds, red chillies and curry leaves.
Then add shallots and cook till turns golden.
Add remaining ginger garlic paste. Cook till raw smell goes off.
Now add remaining red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and coriander powder.
Add little water and let the masala cook for a min.
Then add the shredded chicken and mix well.
Keep in high flame and roast the chicken.
Scrape the sides and bottom of the pan now and then.
Once the chicken turns little crispy, add ground pepper and fennel powder.
Mix well and serve.
- Don’t forget to scrape the sides and bottom of the pan after roasting. The remains will be very flavorful and crispy.
- If you want have semi-dry consistency, add tomatoes.