How to make Crusty Fried Chicken -

Marinated chicken pieces dipped in spiced buttermilk, rolled in spiced flour mixture and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Buttermilk (छास)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crusty Fried Chicken

Crusty Fried Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crusty Fried Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into pieces 750 grams

  • Buttermilk 1½ cups

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Garlic Powder 2 tablespoons

  • Paprika 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1½ teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Egg 1

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ cup

  • Rice flour ¼ cup


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Make incisions on chicken pieces and place in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon garlic powder, paprika, ½ teaspoon red chilli flakes, salt, crushed peppercorns and egg. Mix well and set aside to marinate for 30-40 minutes.

Step 3

Take buttermilk in a bowl. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well.

Step 4

Combine refined flour, rice flour, remaining red chilli flakes, salt, crushed peppercorns and remaining garlic powder in another bowl and mix well.

Step 5

Coat marinated chicken in flour mixture, dip in buttermilk mixture and coat again in the flour mixture.

Step 6

Deep-fry the chicken in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.