Rayalaseema Chicken Curry Recipe | How To Prepare Andhra Kodi Kura

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Telugu people in Rayalaseema, Andhra Pradesh are known for their amazing spicy dishes. One of the most famous is a Rayalaseema chicken curry that includes various spices and flavours like cumin, cloves, cardamom pods or bay leaves depending on your preference.

In Telugu, cultural food holds an important place as it helps form bonds between family members during celebrations such as festivals and other social occasions.

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 2 Calories: 249
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Rayalaseema Chicken curry is an authentic recipe from Rayalaseema, a region in Andhra Pradesh. This is the basic chicken curry but it tastes yummy. In this curry, we are using coconut which gives a very nice and thick gravy to your curry. Normally we can serve this curry with rice, however, for more taste, you can serve this with Ragi sankati.





  1. In a Blender, blend very finely chopped coconut, ginger, garlic, chopped onions, coriander leaves to a fine paste and keep it aside.

  2. Now heat oil into a pan and add cloves, cinnamon stick, cardamom, and cumin seeds and stir it for a few seconds.

  3. Then add the masala paste into the oil and fry it until the raw smell goes out.

  4. Now add washed chicken into the pan and mix well. Then add salt and turmeric powder and mix well and cover the lid.

  5. Let it cook for 10 mins on medium heat. After 10 mins, add coriander powder, chicken masala, red chilli powder and mix well.

  6. Now cover the lid and let it cook until the oil comes on the top of the curry.

  7. Then add 1 tsp of lemon juice and mix well.

  8. Now your curry is ready, add some coriander leaves on top of it and serve hot.

  9. Serve Rayalaseema spicy chicken with rice or chapati or Ragi ball.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 249kcal
Calories from Fat 51kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g10%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 147mg49%
Sodium 2074mg87%
Potassium 808mg24%
Total Carbohydrate 10g4%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 43g86%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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