Drums Of Heaven (Chicken Lollipops)

A famous deep fried Chinese starter served with sichuan sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Drums Of Heaven (Chicken Lollipops)
Main Ingredients Chicken Wings, Carrots
Cuisine Chinese
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Drums Of Heaven (Chicken Lollipops)

  • 24 Chicken Wings
  • 3 medium Carrots 1/2 inch cubes
  • 10-12 French beans cut diagonally
  • 10-12 Broad beans (sem ki phalli/papdi) cut diagonally
  • 4-5 small Brinjal slit
  • 1/2 cup Green peas
  • 3 medium Potatoes 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 medium Onion sliced
  • 2-3 Green chillies seeded and chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Yogurt
  • 1/2 bunch Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi) chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 3 tablespoons Oil


  1. Clean, wash, cut wingtips, remove thin bone and pull the flesh to one end of the thick bone. Mix garlic paste, one teaspoon chilli paste, spring onion greens, soy sauce, vinegar, white pepper powder, MSG and salt.
  2. Marinate the chicken wings in this mixture and leave aside for two hours, preferably in the refrigerator.
  3. Meanwhile mix refined flour, cornflour, eggs, salt, six tablespoons of oil, remaining red chilli paste with some water if required. Whisk thoroughly to make a thick batter of pouring consistency.
  4. Rest the batter for fifteen to twenty minutes. Heat sufficient oil in a wok, dip the marinated wings in the batter and deep-fry for three-four minutes on medium heat, stirring frequently or until crisp and golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with Sichuan sauce.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2069
Carbohydrates 164.4
Protein 232.9
Fat 53.5
Other Fiber Fiber- 45.2gm