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Kodi vepudu recipe from Andhra Pradesh

This Kodi Vepudu or Andhra chicken fry recipe is a spicy South Indian rendition of your North Indian chicken pakora, but with a lot more sass. We tried the Kodi vepudu recipe from Andhra Pradesh and well, are we making this again? Hell yeah! 


(240 ml cup used)

250 grams of chicken

2 sprigs of curry leaves

2 tbsp oil

few tbsp cashew powder

¼ tsp pepper powder

1 tbsp ghee

to marinate and cook

Salt to taste

¼ cup of coarsely crushed onions

1 ½ tsp lemon juice

1 green chili slit

1 tsp red chili powder

⅛ tsp turmeric

1 tbsp ghee melted

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

to roast and powder

3 to 4 guntur chilies (remove the seeds)

1 ½ tbsp coriander seeds

1 tbsp desiccated coconut 

¼ tsp cumin

2 green cardamom

2 inch cinnamon stick

6 cloves

2 garlic cloves

few pepper corn


Marinate chicken with marination ingredients, set aside for at least 30 mins.

Cook till the chicken is fully done. If needed can add few tbsp of water. No moisture must be left at the end.

Heat a wide tawa with ghee or oil, add curry leaves and fry till crisp, set aside half for garnish.

Add the chicken with left over stock if any, on a high flame let the water evaporate.

Add the ground masala and fry till you get a good aroma. This takes around 8 mins.

Add the pepper powder, almond powder and ghee. Mix well and fry for another 2 to 3 mins or till the raw smell goes off. You can taste and check if the masala tastes raw.

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