[Crumb fried chicken delicacy in Parsi style]
Preparation time—2½ hours Cooking time—20 minutes
- Chicken 800gm
- Ginger, garlic paste 1tbsp
- Red chili powder 1tsp
- Green chili paste 1tsp
- Cumin powder ½ tsp
- Nutmeg powder a large pinch
- Garam masala ½ tsp
- Lemon juice 2tbsp
- Refined flour 2tbsp
- Egg 1
- Salt to taste
- Bread crumb 1½ cup
- Oil to fry
1-Cut chicken into 8-10 pieces. Prick each piece several times with fork and set aside.
2-Make a thick batter with flour, egg [for binding], salt using little water and set aside.
3-Mix together ginger, garlic paste, red chili powder, green chili paste, cumin powder, nutmeg powder, garam masala and lemon juice in a bowl.
4-Add chicken pieces to it, rub the mixture over the chicken pieces and keep aside for half an hour.
5-Marinate the chicken in flour and egg mixture and keep in the refrigerator for two hour.
6-Coat the chicken with bread crumbs and set aside.
7-Heat oil in a kadhai on medium low heat, add chicken pieces and deep fry on lower to higher heat till they becomes tender, crispy and golden brown in colour.
8-Serve hot with onion rings, lemon wedges and chutney of your choice.