Una's Fried Chicken

    5 hours 50 mins

    Fried Chicken is a favorite to young kids, especially for school lunch or tiffin. It is easy to make, but takes a bit of preparation.


    Dhaka, Bangladesh
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    Serves: 4 

    • 4 chicken pieces ( 2 breast and 2 leg pieces)
    • 1/2 cup ginger paste
    • 1/2 cup garlic paste
    • 1/2 cup onion paste
    • 5 cardamoms, 3 cinnamon sticks, 2 bay leaves and 4 cloves grinded together in a grinder to make a powder. Take 2 tea spoon of the powder.
    • salt as needed
    • 2 tablespoon of chicken masala mix
    • 1 teaspoon of red chilli powder
    • 1 teaspoon of cumin powder
    • 1 teaspoon of coriander powder
    • 1/2 cup yoghurt
    • extract from 2 small lemons
    • 2+ cups of oil, as needed for deep frying
    • 2 eggs
    • flour as needed for covering the 4 chicken pieces

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:5hr marinating  ›  Ready in:5hr50min 

    1. Make some deep slits on the chicken surface so that the spices can get in.
    2. Put the chicken slices in a bowl and add ginger, garlic and onion pastes, the powder of cardamom, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks and cloves,salt, chicken masala mix and red chilli, cumin and coriander powders. Mix well with yoghurt and lemon extract.
    3. Marinate for 4-5 hours in the fridge. It is better if the chicken can be marinated overnight, so that the spices can get well inside the chicken.
    4. In a deep frying pan, heat oil.
    5. On a separate bowl, add the eggs ( including the egg yolk and egg white), and beat well. On another separate plate, add the flour.
    6. Pick a chicken piece, dip in the egg beat, and wrap it in flour completely. Fry the flour covered chicken in deep oil until the chicken turns brown.


    Marinate overnight, if possible, so that spices enter the chicken properly.

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