About Chicken Leg Fry

Recipe for chicken leg fry made with chicken drumsticks. Chicken is marinated in curd or yogurt, ginger garlic paste and few masala spice powders and fried in minimum oil. The chicken legs should always be marinated for at least half an hour with aromatic spices or herbs to get a tender chicken and also to infused the flavors nicely into the chicken.

This fried chicken drumsticks is my son’s favourite which is quite a regular in my kitchen. It is simple, easy and quick to make and taste delicious. It doesn’t require a fancy equipments and technique to make this fried chicken legs. With just few basic ingredients which are easily available in our kitchen pantry this chicken drumsticks fry can be made at the comfort of our home and devoured.

It is a fried chicken drumsticks recipe with Indian flavours. This fried chicken is lip-smacking with amazing flavors and perfectly spiced with Indian spices. It is mildly spiced and yet very flavorful.

There are various version of chicken leg fry. I myself make a lot of variations and play with flavors and create recipes of fried chicken. This is one of the simplest and easiest recipe which can be easily tried in your kitchen with ingredients which are easily available in your pantry.

Fried chicken is a popular food all over the world and especially the Southern fried chicken. However this recipe is an Indian version since I have used Indian spices. The trick with this recipe is that we aren’t deep frying it, but using a pan to fry it using less oil. This means that it will take longer to cook because we have to flip them over and fry them untill evenly cooked.

Crispy fried chicken is one such recipe which is very popular in my blog, tried and tested by many and got amazing feedback. Do have a look at the recipe, you might like to try it.

Also read Baked Whole Chicken Leg, Pan Baked Chicken Leg, Peri Peri Chicken With Veggie Salad, Spiced Fried Chicken.

Fried chicken drumsticks can be served as an appetizer, starter or a side dish with your meals. So do give it a try and share your thoughts about the recipe with me.

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Well, if you make this chicken Leg fry, please do leave a feedback in the comments box below or snap a photo and tag Akum Raj Jamir on Facebook and akumrajjamir on Instagram with hashtag #atmykitchen. I would love to see your creations. Now let’s jump to the recipe.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 2-3

Ingredients to make Chicken Leg Fry:

4 Chicken Drumsticks
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
2 tbsp thick curd
½ tsp Cumin powder
½ tsp Coriander powder
½ tsp Garam Masala powder
1 tbsp kashmiri red chilly powder
½ tsp pepper powder
Salt to taste
¼ – ½ cup Oil for frying
Few lemon slices for serving

How to make Chicken Leg Fry:

Wash the chicken drumsticks and pat dry with kitchen towel. Make 2-3 slashes and keep aside.

In a mixing bowl add all the remaining ingredients except oil and mix well together.

Add the chicken drumsticks in marinade and rub them well with the masala. Keep aside for few mins. The more time the better.

Heat oil in pan. When the oil is smoking hot, simmer the heat and drop the chicken into the oil.

Fry them in medium heat flipping it over occasionally till brown and slightly crisp from outside approximately 15-20 minutes it will take.

Remove the fried chicken in serving platter, squeeze lemon juice and serve with onion rings and chillies or any sauce or chutney of your choice.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always welcome, I love hearing from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every one of you.

Happy cooking!

❤ Akum

About Akum Raj Jamir

Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

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