Chicken Bezule – Mangalorean Street Food Recipe


Chicken bezule


Recipe Courtesy –

1. Boneless or bone-in chicken (thighs preferred) – 250 – 350 gm, cut into bite-sized pieces (Around 1.5 cups)

2. Ginger – 3/4 inch, chopped

    Garlic – 7 flakes, chopped

    Green chilies – 3, chopped

    Curry leaves – 15 number

    Cilantro – Few sprigs (around 3 tbsp)

3. Kashmiri chilly powder – 1.5 – 2 tsp

    Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp

    Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp

    Lemon juice – 1 – 1.5 tsp

    Yoghurt – 1.5 tbsp

    All purpose flour / maida – 1 tbsp

    Rice flour – 1.5 tbsp

    Salt – To taste

4. Oil – To deep-fry


1. Grind ginger, garlic, green chilies, curry leaves and cilantro (ingredients numbered 2) to a coarse mixture. Combine it with all the other ingredients numbered 3. Taste-check for salt. Add chicken pieces and mix well. Keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 hrs. Take it out 1/2 hr before frying.

2. Heat oil in a deep pan. Fry the chicken pieces until done and brown on both sides, about 3 – 4 minutes at medium heat. Do not overcrowd the pan while frying. Garnish with fried curry leaves and green chilies. Serve this super-delicious fried chicken bezule with thinly sliced onion rings and lime wedges.

Chicken bezule

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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