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  1. Chicken (medium sized pieces)- 500 gms
  2. Oil
  3. Curryleaves- 2 sprigs
  4. Rice powder- 2 tsp

For Marination

  1. Kashmiri  chili powder-1 tbsp( or to taste)
  2. Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  3. Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  4. Black peppecorns-1/4 to 1/2 tsp(or to taste)
  5. Ginger-1″ piece
  6. Garlic-4 cloves
  7. Mint leaves ( chopped)- 1 tbsp
  8. Coriander leaves (chopped)-2 tbsp
  9. Shallots- 4 nos
  10. Tomato ( chopped)-1/4 cup
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Water-( as required)


  • Combine all the ingredients for marination in a blender with sufficient quantity of water and grid to form a smooth paste.Rub this on to the chicken pieces and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Just before frying add rice powder to the marinated chicken pieces and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan and shallow fry the chicken pieces over medium flame until browned on all the sides.( make sure you turn the pieces once in between for even cooking).
  • Now add curry leaves ,mix well and fry it for a few seconds more.Transfer it on to a kitchen paper.
  • Drizzle lemon juice on it just before serving ,if desired.
  • Serve with rice or chapathi.

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    July 18, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    Done to perfection.. love it!

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    July 18, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    Wow..mouthwatering chicken,yummy yum!!

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    Ami's Vegetarian
    July 18, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    Super pics, makes one drool over. u've succeeded in your purpose.

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    Priya Suresh
    July 19, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    Omg, wat an irresistible and super flavourful chicken fry,am inviting myself to ur place.

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    Prathima Rao
    July 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Excellent preparation, perfectly spiced!!
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    Ganga Sreekanth
    July 19, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    My favorite,mouthwatering clicks.

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    Divya A
    July 19, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    Wonderful recipes here and loved your clicks too 🙂 Glad to follow you!!
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    July 19, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    All i feel right way to grab one of those chicken drumsticks and much it right away!

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    July 19, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    This chicken looks SO good! I'm always on the lookout for new chicken recipes, I love it!

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    July 19, 2012 at 10:57 pm

    Chicken fry looks delicious and inviting..
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    July 20, 2012 at 5:15 am

    Chicken and all those wonderful. I simply have to grab a leg…

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    July 20, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    looks yummy

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    March 22, 2013 at 4:57 am

    tried this and came out really well. Have posted in my blog too 🙂

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    March 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    Thank you dear !!Happy that you liked it!….

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    April 12, 2013 at 4:14 am

    Excellent easy recipe …I forwarded this recipe to my husband who loves to cook once in a while and it turned out awesome…. Thanks !

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    June 2, 2013 at 6:41 am

    just loved it….it was my first chicken dish i ever made….

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    April 17, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Made an attempt to make it,
    hope so it will turn good ,
    Simple and good recipe
    Thank u

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    August 11, 2014 at 5:44 am

    Oh my! This makes my mouth really water! i so love the texture of your chicken recipe. Let me add this to my favorite Pinterest board. Cheers!

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