Quick and Easy Chicken Sukka

Working with chicken while you cook can be extremely exciting because of the number of things you can turn it into. From baking to deep frying, chicken is a part of every world cuisine. We give you an easy Chicken Sukka recipe to spice up your lunch! Keep reading for a delicious recipe that you can throw together on days when you’re in a hurry.

prep time: 10 minutes

cook time: 20 to 30 minutes


Chicken – 1/2 kg cut into medium sized pieces

onions – 2 medium sized slized vertically

ginger – 1 inch chopped into juvillines

garlic – 10 flakes chopped roughly

3 cloves

cinnamon stick – 1/2 inch

1 bay leaf

red chilli powder – 2 tsp

turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

pepper powder – 1 tsp

juice of half a lemon

vegetable oil – 4 tbsp

salt to taste


easy chicken sukka

To make this easy Chicken Sukka, In a thick bottom kadai, on medium flame, heat the oil and add cloves, cinnamon and the bay leaf till the cloves crack. Add finely cut onions and saute till the onions have a brown tinge.

Add the ginger and garlic and saute for another five minutes. To this add the spices – chili powder, pepper powder, and turmeric powder and saute till the oil separates from the mixture.

To this add the chicken pieces and salt. Saute this till the chicken starts giving out moisture. At this point cover the kadai with a lid and reduce the flame to low.

The chicken should be cooked in 15 to 20 minutes. To this add the juice of half a lemon and let it stay on the burner for another 2 minutes.

Top the chicken with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or rotis!

easy chicken sukka



  1. Vindhya
    September 1, 2020 / 7:45 am

    Simple yet yummy recipe. Love the way you all displayed the dish. Looks yummy. Thanks for posting it.

    • pitypangs
      September 2, 2020 / 11:08 am

      Thank you, Vindhya! Glad you liked it!

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