Chicken Fry

Chicken Fry


1 kg chicken- cut into 8 pieces

Mix together for marinade -

1/2 tsp ginger paste

1/2 tsp garlic paste

salt to taste

2 tsp chilli powder

2 Tbsp vinegar

2 Tbsp gram flour

2 tsp cumin seeds

5 cloves - roasted and powdered

1 tsp fenugreek seeds - roasted and powdered

4-5 peppercorns - roasted and powdered

2 black cardamoms - roasted and powdered

2 tsp cumin seeds - roasted and powdered

1/2 cup mustard oil

Lemon twists and coriander to garnish


  1. Prick the chicken in 2-3 places, marinate in the mixture and keep for 3-4 hrs. 

  2. Heat the oil in a heavy-based pan and put the chicken pieces into it. 

  3. Deep-fry over a medium flame, till the chicken is tender. 

  4. Takes 15-20 minutes. 

  5. Serve garnished with lemon twists and coriander leaves.