How to make Saucy Chicken Tangdi - SK Khazana -

Spicy chicken tangdi air-fried and served with white sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken drumsticks (चिकन टंगड़ी (ड्रमस्टिक्स) ), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Saucy Chicken Tangdi - SK Khazana

Saucy Chicken Tangdi - SK Khazana 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 : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Saucy Chicken Tangdi - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Chicken drumsticks 4

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Garlic paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried fenugreek powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 1 tablespo for greasing

  • Refined flour 1 tablespoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Processed cheese grated 3 tablespoons

  • Chives chopped to garnish

  • Onion rings to serve

  • Lemon wedges to serve

  • Fresh mint sprig to serve


Step 1

Take yogurt in a bowl, add garlic paste, garam masala powder, fried fenugreek powder, salt, lemon juice and mustard oil and mix well.

Step 2

Make slits on chicken drumsticks and add them to the prepared mixture. Mix well and keep the bowl in the refrigerator to marinate for 2-3 hours.

Step 3

Preheat air fryer at 200º C. Grease the basket with butter and place the marinated chicken drumsticks in it. Fit the basket to the air fryer and air fry for 15-20 minutes.

Step 4

Heat 1 tbsp butter in a non-stick pan, add refined flour, mix well and sauté till the mixture is lightly coloured. Add milk, whisk well so that there are no lumps. Add salt, crushed black peppercorns and cheese and mix well. Cook till the sauce thickens slightly.

Step 5

Place the chicken drumsticks on a serving plate and pour over the white sauce over them.

Step 6

Garnish with chives and serve hot with onion rings, lemon wedge and mint sprig.

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