Kerala Thattukada Chicken Fry | Kozhi Porichathu With Video

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Authentic Kerala Thattukada Chicken Fry

A Culinary Delight

Experience the rich tapestry of Kerala’s culinary heritage with the tantalizing flavors of Thattukada Chicken Fry. Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of Kerala, where the aroma of spices and sizzling chicken waft through the air, promising a gastronomic journey like no other.

The Essence of Thattukada Cuisine

Thattukadas or street-side eateries, are the heart and soul of Kerala’s food culture. These humble establishments capture the essence of the region’s diverse flavors, blending tradition with innovation. Among the myriad of dishes that tantalize taste buds, Thattukada Chicken Fry stands out as a true masterpiece.

A Symphony of Spices

What sets Kerala Thattukada Chicken Fry apart is the meticulous blend of spices that dance on the palate. The use of traditional spices like black pepper, curry leaves, chilly flakes and turmeric creates a symphony of flavors, infusing the chicken with a mouthwatering taste that lingers long after the last bite.

Local Ingredients, Global Appeal

The magic of Malayalee’s  ‘Kozhi Porichathu’, lies in its simplicity and the use of locally sourced ingredients. Freshly ground spices, succulent chicken and the expertise of seasoned cooks come together to create a dish that transcends cultural boundaries. It’s a celebration of Kerala’s culinary prowess that resonates with food enthusiasts worldwide.

Culinary Heritage in Every Bite

Every bite of Thattukada Chicken Fry is a journey through Kerala’s culinary heritage. Passed down through generations, this recipe reflects the authenticity and passion that define Kerala’s approach to cooking. It’s not just a dish, it’s a cultural experience served on a plate.

The Allure of Street-side Dining

Imagine the lively atmosphere of a Kerala Thattukada – people chatting, the aroma of various delicacies mingling in the air and the sizzle of chicken frying in large pans. It’s an experience that goes beyond taste, capturing the essence of community and shared joy.


Kerala Thattukada Chicken Fry is not just a dish, it’s a celebration of flavors, tradition, and community. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or a curious adventurer in the world of culinary delights, this iconic dish promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Kerala’s vibrant food culture. So, savor the spice, relish the history, and let the magic of Thattukada Chicken Fry transport you to the bustling streets of Kerala.

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Kerala Chicken Fry

Kerala Thattukada Chicken Fry | Kozhi Porichathu With Video

Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people


  • 1/2 kg Chicken

For Marination:

For Frying:


  • Mix together ingredients given under marination and marinate the chicken pieces. Leave aside for an hour.
  • Heat enough coconut oil to deep fry the chicken in a small pan on a medium heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, fry the chicken in batches. Flip the chicken after 7 minutes.
  • When it is 75% fried (after around 10 minutes) , add curry leaves.
  • Remove the chicken when it is golden brown to a plate with paper towel to remove excess oil from chicken fry.
  • Serve hot as an appetizer or with chapathi/porotta.


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Response (5)
  1. M
    Meera May 10, 2020

    I made this exactly the way you said and it came out superb. Just like fastfood chicken fry
    Thank you

    1. c
      curryadmin May 16, 2020

      Thank you Meera.

    2. A
      Ann August 25, 2021

      It is very delicious and easy to make.🍗👌
      If you don’t mind I would like to say “please update website “it is slow some of the pages are not responding.
      Thank you for your wonderful recipe.

      1. c
        curryadmin October 23, 2021

        5 stars
        Ann, we updated the website, please check it out.

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