Chicken 65–Restaurant Style

Chicken 65 - Restaurant Style

Ingredients (Serves 4 – 5)

1. Chicken (thighs preferred)  – 500 gm, cut into bite-sized pieces

Ginger-garlic paste – 1.5 tbsp

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Kashmiri chilly powder – 1.5 tbsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

Yoghurt – 1.5 tbsp

Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

Salt – To taste

2. Egg – 1/2, beaten

Corn flour – 1.5 tbsp

Rice flour – 1 tbsp

3. Oil –  For shallow-frying or deep frying

4. Oil – 1.5 tbsp (leftover oil from frying chicken)

Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp

Ginger – 1/2 tsp, finely chopped

Garlic – 1 tbsp, finely chopped

Green chilies – 2 – 3, diagonally sliced

Curry leaves – A few

Chilly garlic sauce – 2 tbsp

Method

1. Marinate chicken pieces with all the ingredients numbered 1. Keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. Take it out of the refrigerator half hour before frying.

2. Add beaten egg, a pinch of salt, rice flour and corn flour to the marinated chicken. Mix well.

3. Heat oil in a pan at medium-high heat and deep or shallow fry the chicken pieces in 2 – 3 batches for about 5 – 7 minutes or until fully cooked. Transfer to a paper towel.

4. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a pan over medium heat. Splutter cumin seeds and add ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes or until their raw smell disappears (do not brown). Add chilly garlic sauce and cook for a few seconds. Add fried chicken. Toss well. Cook for a minute. Switch off. Sprinkle chopped cilantro and serve immediately with onion rings and lemon wedges. Enjoy!!

Chicken 65 - Restaurant Style

Recipe Courtesy – Loosely adapted from VahreVah.com

 

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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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