Spicy chicken drumstick recipe

Preparation Time : 15 min Marination Time : 5 hrs Cooking Time : 30 min Serves : 2 or 4

Spicy chicken drumstick is a south Indian, simple and delicious chicken recipe to enjoy as an appetizer or as a side dish, in which chicken is marinated in yogurt, deep fried and spiced /coated with spicy yogurt mixture, which is just irresistible in taste. Do try and enjoy as an appetizer or as a side dish.  


For marination –

Chicken drumstick – 4 no’s

Yogurt – 4 tbs

Egg white of a single egg

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp

Corn flour – 2 tbs

All purpose flour – 1 tsp


Other Ingredients –

Yogurt – 4 tbs

Chili powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 1/2 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Kasuri methi – 1 tsp

Dry chilies – 2 or 3 no’s

Curry leaves – 1 small bunch

Tomato sauce/ ketchup – 2 or 3 tbs (adjust to your taste)

Coriander – for garnishing

Oil to fry

Salt to taste









Rinse chicken in water, drain it, add chicken pieces in a bowl, add all the ingredients for marination


Marinate it for 5 hrs in refrigerator.


After marination deep fry chicken in oil, in a medium flame until (it is done properly) golden brown. Drain excess oil in it, put it on a kitchen towel to drain excess oil in it and set aside.


Keep all the other ingredients ready to start.


Mix all the dry powders in yogurt including salt to taste and keep ready.


Heat a pan by adding oil in it, when it is hot add curry leaves and chilies fry it for a while.


Add spicy yogurt mixture, add tomato sauce/ketchup and fry until a thick gravy, in a medium flame.


Add fried chicken into the mixture, toss it well so that the gravy must coat the chicken properly.


Garnish coriander on it, toss it once again and remove from the flame.


Enjoy spicy chicken drumstick as an appetizer or as a side dish.

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