You all know my love for fried chicken and saying this, i forgot to tell you one thing, last night i made the best fried chicken in the world. Imagine KFC chicken, the crumb coating, i knocked the secret off. Hubby told me that it tasted exactly the same. Great news right. But the bad news is i forgot to take pictures, so i have to try it again and take pictures and post here..Will do it soon..
Now coming back to the recipe, this is a herby aromatic chicken fry. Because it has lots of coriander, mint and curry leaves which really makes this fried chicken unique..In the mean time check out my other fried chicken recipe too..Give this a try and let me know how it turns out..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 to 35 mins
Marinating Time : 3 to 4 hours or overnight
Chicken - 500 Grams cut into small pieces (not too small)
Coriander Leaves - 1 cup packed
Mint Leaves - 1 cup packed
Curry leaves - 1/2 cup packed
Green Chillies - 7 to 8
Ginger - 2 tblspn paste or 4 cm piece
Garlic - 2 tblspn paste or 10 cloves
Lemon Juice - 2 tblspn
Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 1/2 cup
Oil for Deep frying
Salt to taste
Take coriander, mint, curry leaves, green chillies, ginger, garlic in a blender and puree till smooth.
Take this masala in a bowl, add in curd, salt, lemon juice, garam masala powder and mix well.
Add in chicken and mix well. Leave this to marinate in fridge for 3 to 4 hours or overnight.
Take the chicken out of fridge 1 hour before you fry. Add in rice flour and mix well.
Heat oil for deep frying and drop the chicken in and fry on low medium heat for 20 mins. Now increase the heat and fry for 5 mins.
Drain and serve.
|Take a bunch of coriander, mint and curry leaves|
|Take them in a blender|
|add in green chillies|
|Add in ginger and garlic|
|Take the masala in a bowl|
|Add in curd|
|some lemon juice|
|and garam masala powder|
|Add in chicken|
|Mix well and leave this to marinate|
|This is how it looks after marination|
|Add in some rice flour|
|Heat oil for deep frying|
|Drop chicken in|
|Fry till it is done|