How to make Crispy Fried Chicken -

The chicken lovers will surely enjoy these crisply fried chicken drumsticks – they are simply awesome

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken drumsticks (चिकन टंगड़ी (ड्रमस्टिक्स) ), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crispy Fried Chicken

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken drumsticks 8

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 3/4 cup

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Refined flour 3/4 cup

  • Rice flour 1/2 cup

  • Dried herbs 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cornflakes 1 cup

  • Tomato ketchup to serve


Step 1

Make incisions all around the chicken drumsticks and place them in a bowl. Add salt, crushed black peppercorns and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and set aside to marinate for 15-20 minutes.

Step 2

Take yogurt in a large bowl, add 1½ cups water and whisk till well combined. Add this mixture to the chicken, mix well and set aside to marinate for 25-30 minutes more.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Take refined flour on a plate, add rice flour, salt, crushed black peppercorns, dried herbs and red chilli flakes and mix well. Crush and add cornflakes and mix well.

Step 5

Roll each chicken drumstick in the flour mixture till they are well coated on all sides. Slide them into hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.