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Simple Indian Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken is a popular street food in many countries along with potato fries. I tried to prepare Indian version of the same by adding some spicy masala mix. It turned out tasty and am sharing this recipe for you! It is a quick and easy recipe to for chicken lovers.


  • Chicken pieces – 10 (small)
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Egg white – 1
  • Corn flour – 1/2 tbsp
  • Chicken fry masala powder – 1 tbsp
  • Black Pepper powder – 1 tbsp
  • Chilli Lemon powder – 1 tbsp
  • Oil for deep fry

For Garnishing:

  • Lemon – 4 (small pieces)
  • Cilantro – 4 (leaves with three petals)
  • Onion pieces – 4 (broad and short)

How to make Indian Fried Chicken:

Simple Indian Fried Chicken

Simple Indian Fried Chicken

  1. Wash the chicken and pat dry to remove water content from the chicken.
  2. In a mixing bowl add salt, red chilli powder, chicken fry powder, chilli lemon powder, black pepper powder, corn flour and egg white and mix well.
  3. Then add the dried chicken pieces and mix well.
  4. Fry the chicken pieces in hot boiling oil and continue frying for 10 minutes by reducing the temperature till it fried and cooked.
  5. Transfer the chicken on to a tissue to remove excess oil.
  6. Then keep the chicken on a plate and garnish with onions, lemons and cilantro.
  7. Serve hot fried chicken with french fries.
  8. It can be served as a starter recipe.
Simple Indian Fried Chicken is garnished with lemons, cilantro and onions

Simple Indian Fried Chicken is garnished with lemons, cilantro and onions

  1. Deepthi (Reply) on Friday 20, 2013

    Where can i find chilli lemon salt and also what kind of chicken masala did u used….

    • Manjeera (Reply) on Friday 20, 2013

      Hi Deepthi! You can find chilli lemon powder in any (Asda)super markets/Asian shops in spices section. I used “Eastern” chicken fry masala powder – you can get this powder in Asian shops or you can use chicken masala powder instead of it.