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Chicken Drumstick Fry

It’s a simple chicken side dish easy to prepare and goes well with Chicken Briyani.

Preparation Time: 45 minutes
No of servings: 4-5

Spice Level: 3.5 out of 5

Kadai Chicken


  • Chicken drumsticks :6
  • cloves : 2
  • Onion : 1
  • White Vinegar : 1tsp
  • Oil : 3tbsp
  • Yogurt : 2tbsp
  • Ginger and garlic paste : tbsp
  • Curry leaves : 6 to 8 springs
  • Green chili : 3(slit lengthwise)
  • Red chili powder : 2tsp
  • Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
  • Salt : required to taste

Marinated Chicken

Method of preparation:

  1. Marinade the chicken drumsticks (leg pieces) with ginger and garlic paste , Red chili powder, Yogurt, turmeric powder, and Vinegar.
  2. When you marinade this make a slit in the meat so the spices can soak in.
  3. Marinade this mixture for at least an hour.
  4. After an hour heat oil in a kadai add cloves and sautee the onions till they are golden brown.
  5. And add curry leaves ,green chilies fry them a little bit .
  6. Now add the marinated chicken into it and fry them until the chicken is fully cooked and it turns into brown.
  7. When its turned into brown remove it from heat .

Serve hot with chicken briyani.

Kadai Chicken
Tip :

When you are out of curry leaves no problem you can add a pinch of lime juice in the marinade it gives extra flavor to the fry.

One Comment

  1. This recipe came out very well…my hubby simply loved it…thanks