This rustic Indian style fried chicken is my go-to chicken fry recipe when I crave for flavors of my root and trust me, it can give any version of chicken fry a run for its money!
How about some chicken fry with all super-addictive spicy flavors of Indian cuisine? Sounds tempting? I bet it is! This Indian style fried chicken screams super flavor in its every bite and if you are as fond of Indian food as I am, I can guarantee that this Indian style fried chicken will top your list of favorite fried chicken beating every other style of chicken fry pretty badly and would retain its position for a long time to come! This chicken fry is every spice-lovers’ dream. For a good fried chicken, a good marinate is very essential and I will talk about it in a minute. Before that let me tell you the best part of this Indian spiced fried chicken – it has a very crispy outer coating which, at the very first bite, signals your brain that your taste buds are gonna experience something immensely delicious. By the time you are done enjoying the crispiness of the chicken fry, you will be graciously hit by the superbly flavored succulent meat inside and will be in complete awe of this mind-blowing experience! All this is my first-hand experience and I am not even exaggerating a bit! If you don’t try this Indian style fried chicken, you have no idea what you are missing out on in life!
A good fried chicken will always have somewhat long marinating hours and this one is no exception too if you want all the flavors to penetrate deep into the meat. If you don’t let the chicken rest in the marinade, the spices will not get enough time to infuse the chicken pieces with all their goodness. So, I recommend you to provision for the marinating time when you are planning to make this Indian style fried chicken. This recipe is also a great one to include in your menu when you are hosting a party at home; all chicken lovers will accolade you for such a unique as well as delish fried chicken which is not easily available in restaurants. If making for a party, you can keep the chicken pieces completely marinated after which letting them chill in refrigerator overnight. Just fry them up before serving and serve the hot and crispy Indian style fried chicken as soon as your guests starts pouring in. Just to add a quick note, using drumsticks is not mandatory for this recipe, you can use bone-in chicken thighs or wings too; only try to avoid chicken breasts as they tend to turn very dry.