Chicken Drumsticks with Indian Masala

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Total Time:
1 hour, 30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

1164 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: General

Chicken Drumsticks with Indian Masala is a delicious starter where chicken legs are fried in a flour batter with garam masala. Fried Chicken Drumsticks goes well as a starter or as a side with with pulao or Chinese-style rice.

Take a look at more Starter Recipes. You may also want to try Kerala Style Fried Fish, Oil Free Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Malai Kebab , Deep Fried Spring Chicken

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  • 12 chicken drumsticks
  • 4 tsp. crushed garlic
  • 2 tsp. grated ginger
  • 4 cloves
  • 4 black peppercorns
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. chilli powder
  • 2 tsp salt, or as per taste
  • 500 ml. water
  • For the coating: 150 gm. plain flour (more, if required)
  • 1 tsp. garam masala
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • Oil for deep frying

How to Make Chicken Drumsticks with Indian Masala

  • 1. Put the chicken drumsticks in a large saucepan with all the ingredients (except the batter mixture), bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 40 mins.
  • 2. For the coating: Mix the plain flour with the garam masala, turmeric powder, chili powder and salt in a deep bowl.
  • 3. Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl.
  • 4. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, coat the chicken drumsticks with the whisked egg, dip into the flour mixture and deep fry until golden brown.
  • 5. Drain on kitchen paper towels.
  • 6. Serve hot with pulao or Chinese style rice.