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Fried Chicken


1. Chicken pieces(preferably leg pieces) : 4
2. Lemon : 1
3. Chilli powder : 1/4 teaspoon
4. Turmeric powder : 1/8 teaspoon
5. Corn flour : 2 tablespoons
6. Pepper powder : 1/8 teaspoon
7. Salt : to taste
8. Onion : 1 (medium)
9. Ginger : 1" piece
10. Garlic : 4 flakes
11. Masala powder : 1/2 teaspoon*
12. Oil : for deep frying

Method of Preparation:

Clean and was the chicken pieces. Marinate with the juice of 1 lemon, a pinch of salt and pepper powder for 15 minutes. Put the chicken pieces and the marinate in a pressure cooker and cook on medium heat for 2 minutes. Remove from fire and cool. Grind the onion, ginger and garlic to a fine paste. Mix together the onion-ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder, cornflour, masala powder and a pinch of salt. Take out the semi-cooked chicken pieces and apply the mixture on them. In a frying pan, heat the oil. 7. When the oil is heated, reduce the flame to medium and add the chicken pieces covered with the mixture and fry on both sides till the chicken becomes crisp. 8. Take out the chicken pieces,drain the excess oil and serve.

*Note: For preparing the masala powder, make a powder of 1 teaspoon peppercorns, 1" stick of cinnamon, 4-6 cloves, 2 green cardamoms and 1/4 teaspoon of ani seeds(saunf).