7 Best South India Chicken Dishes

7 Best South India Chicken Dishes

Every region in the country weaves a spellbinding tale of distinct flavours enveloping indigenous ingredients. From North to South, the shift in geography also sees a unique style of handling and cooking with an ingredient which is a marvelous culinary phenomenon in its own right. Chicken delicacies are hugely celebrated across the length and breadth of the nation. Souring agents differ and while cumin replaces mustard seeds in some corner of the country, the overall excitement of relishing a laboriously prepared chicken dish is enough to enthuse Indians all over. South India’s love affair with chicken preparations is not unsung of. From fiery fries to the more robust and redolent curries, the variety here is mind-boggling. The flair and finesse with which every South Indian kitchen rakes up stellar chicken preparations is a sight to behold.

Strictly for the love of South Indian flavours and an undying appetite for well-cooked chicken, we present to you seven unmatched delicacies from the nook and corners of South India. These will delight you beyond imagination and will soon be a customary sight at your dinner table. Put on your apron and get ready for a magnificent South Indian spread!


1. Korri Gassi
Recipe by Chef Mallikarjun,Taj Manjarun, Karnataka

Coconut milk and tamarind come together to give a delectable flavour to tender chicken pieces. Relish this masterpiece from Karnataka.

2. South Indian Fried Chicken
Recipe by Chef Roopa Gulati

A perfect monsoon snack.

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3. Chicken Nizami
Recipe by Chef Kartikey Verma


With a flurry of aromatic masalas, luscious add-ons, cream and chicken, this recipe lives up to its name.

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4. Chicken 65
Recipe by Chef Sebastian Abraham


A delicacy that needs no introduction, it’s the pride of Chettinad cuisine.

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5. Coorg Gawti Chicken
Recipe by Chef Aditya Bal


Up the spice quotient of your meal with this Coorg special.

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6. Kerala Chicken Roast
Recipe by Chef Divya Burman

One of the most iconic and must have delicacies of Malabar cuisine. We bet you will polish it all off!

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7. Andhra Pepper Chicken
Recipe by Chef Kishore D Reddy


For those who love their food fiery hot, we bring to you the authentic Andhra style chicken loaded with the heat of pepper.

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