Chicken urval recipe

Preparation Time : 10 min Marination Time : 4 hrs Cooking Time : 25 min Serves : 4

Chicken urval is a delicious mangalorean dish. Very simple but tastes rich in taste, it can be served as an appetizer or as a side dish. It is prepared without adding onion and ginger garlic but taste rich with other simple spices…give it a try and enjoy as a yummy appetizer or as a side dish for rice or roti’s.



Chicken – 500 gm

For marination –

Turmeric – 1/2 tsp

Vinegar – 2 tsp


To grind –

Cashew nut – 20 no’s

Dry red chilies (Kashmir chilies) – 10 no’s

For seasoning –

Butter – 1 tbs

Curry leaves – 3 – 4 springs

Green chilies – 3 – 4 chopped

Dry red chilies – 2 – 3 no’s

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp






Rinse chicken in water for 2 – 3 times, drain it, Add it in a bowl add all the ingredients to marinade and keep it aside for marination for 3 – 4 hrs.

Soak dry Kashmir chilies in warm water for 10 min, add cashew and soaked chilies, grind it to a fine paste by adding water.


Add grounded paste into marinated chicken, combine and keep ready.


Heat a pan,when it is hot add chicken mixture and cook in a medium flame until chicken is done by closing the lid of the pan.


Stir in between, ensure that the chicken is done, bring it to a thick in consistency, so that the water in the chicken must absorb fully.


Turn off the flame. Rest it for 10 min.


Keep all the ingredients for seasoning, Heat a pan, add butter in it, when it melts add curry leaves, chilies, saute for a while, add garam masala powder, combine


Add chicken mixture into it


Toss it well.


Transfer it to a serving dish and enjoy as a delicious south Indian appetizer or enjoy as a side dish for roti or rice.

Note –

Chicken urval can be prepared with boneless chicken pieces.

This is without ginger garlic and onion version recipe, i will be posting the other recipe with onion and ginger garlic shortly.



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4 Responses to “Chicken urval recipe”

  1. Rajshekar Suvarna says:

    Can you please give me a few recipes for Veg & Non Veg food without Onion, Garlic, Ginger, any thing sour (like Tamrind, Kokam, Vinegar, tomatoes, sour curd), Red Chillies (Green Chillies & Black pepper will do)

    I am taking some Ayurvedic Medicine which prohibits me from consuming the above items.

    Thanks in Advance

    Rajshekar Suvarna

  2. Soumen Biswas says:

    Hello Sir,
    I am from north-East india(Tripura) and I have tried your recipe. it was amazing. i would love prepare some more if you suggest me, whether its Veg or nonveg.
    Thank you

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