Chicken legs Curd masala recipe | Kozhi kaal thayir Masala

Chicken legs Curd masala recipe | Kozhi kaal thayir Masala is a tasty recipe with chicken legs, curd and spices. This can be used as starters or side dish with rice. Here we cook chicken legs with ginger garlic paste, red chilly powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, salt and curd in vegetable oil.

Ingredients:-

  • Chicken legs (drumstick) – 4 pieces
  • Ginger garlic paste/ inji poondu viludhu – 1tsp
  • Red chilly powder/ milagai podi – 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder/ milagu thool – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder/ manjal podi – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder/ malli podi – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder/ seeraga podi – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Curd/ thayir – 1 cup
  • Vegetable oil – 4 tsp

 

ingredients – curd, ginger garlic paste, red chilly powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and salt

Method:-

1. Make slanting cuts in leg pieces and clean again. These slanting cuts helps to absorb the spices inside the pieces.

Leg pieces with skin and a slant cut
Leg pieces with skin and a slant cut

2. Remove skin. Mix all the spices along with curd except oil in a bowl.

Ingredients mixed in a bowl
Ingredients mixed in a bowl

3. Marinate leg pieces in the mixture and refrigerate it for 2 hours.

Drumstick chicken marinated in curd and spices
Drumstick chicken marinated in curd and spices

4. Heat 4 tsps of oil in a pan. Put the marinated leg pieces along with the marinated masala.

Frying marinated pieces
Frying marinated pieces

5. Keep in low or medium flame, close and cook for 10 minutes. Turn the sides of the chicken pieces and masalas in between.

Cooking chicken
Cooking chicken

6. Keep the stove in low flame, close and cook for 10 more minutes. When all marinated masala and leg pieces gets cooked, and oil leaves the pan, switch off the stove.

Chickens cooked well and oil leaves the pan
Chickens cooked well and oil leaves the pan

7. Serve along with rice or roti.

Chicken legs Curd masala recipe | Kozhi kaal thayir Masala
Chicken legs Curd masala recipe | Kozhi kaal thayir Masala

 

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