Fried Chicken kababs are an easy and simple fried chicken flavored with spices. It is spicy and very delicious and can be prepared very quickly. Fried chickens are crisp from outside and soft inside. Fried chicken kababs makes an easy starter recipe and can be prepared for parties and gatherings.
Fried chicken Kababs are prepared by marinating chicken pieces in spices and later deep frying them in hot oil. There are many variations to chicken kababs. You also get a ready to use powder in almost every store which you can use to prepare chicken kababs. The masala is very simple and can be easily done at home.
½ kg Chicken, with bones
2 tbsp corn flour
2 tbsp maida/all-purpose flour
1 tbsp red chilli powder
½ tbsp coriander/dhaniya powder
1 tsp jeera/cumin powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
Little coriander leaves, chopped (opt)
1 tsp lemon juice
Oil for deep frying
- Wash chicken several times until clear and cut them into medium or small pieces. Drain water completely and keep aside.
- In a bowl, add corn flour, maida, red chilli powder, dhaniya powder, garam masala, jeera powder, egg, lemon juice, coriander leaves (opt) and salt to taste.
- Mix everything well and make a fine batter. You can add few drops of water if the batter is too thick.
- Add cleaned chicken pieces to the batter and mix well so that the masala coats with the chicken. Check for salt and spices, add if required. Keep this aside for 30 minutes to 1 hour. You can refrigerate this too.
- Heat a pan/kadai and add enough oil for deep frying. Once oil is hot, reduce the flame to medium and slowly add the masala coated chicken pieces into the oil.
- Fry chicken pieces on medium flame till it turns golden on both the sides. Transfer the fried chicken to a plate and drain excess oil using a kitchen paper towel. You can sprinkle lemon juice all over the kababs too.
- Serve fried Chicken Kabab as starter.
- You can rest the marinated chicken for longer hours too. Refrigerate and bring it to room temperature before frying.
- Adjust spices more or less as per your taste and likings.
- You can add rice flour instead of corn flour to make the chicken kababs crispy. Both rice flour and corn flour too can be added.
- For more bright red colored kababs, use Kashmiri red chilli powder. You can also use red food color if you wish. But kashmiri red chilli powder gives a good bright color and hence recommended instead of artificial food color.
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