Bohri Chicken

Bohri Chicken

Ingredients

  •  2 (1/2 kg each) chickens
  • 1/2 cup + 4 tbsps (175 gms) of yoghurt, highly beaten
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 tsps ginger, finely grated
  • 1 tsp East End cumin seeds, ground
  • 2 tsps East End chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 level tsps salt
  • 2 tbsps East End  lemon juice
  • 2 tbsps coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • East End Oil, for deep frying
  • Spring onions for garnishing

 
Directions

  1. Grind together, onion, ginger, garlic, coriander, cumin & lemon juice. Add salt, pepper, chilli & yoghurt. Mix well.
  2. Cut each chicken in half down the centre, now rub yoghurt mixture well into the chicken. Cover and marinate overnight.
  3. Place chicken in a pan and cook uncovered for 30 minutes.
  4. Beat eggs, add gram flour, salt and chilli powder. beat again.
  5. Heat oil. dip each chicken into the batter and deep fry until colour turns golden and crispy. Serve hot garnished with spring onions.
  6. Note: For extra crispy surface use rice flour. This is one of the specialities of the Bohri community of India.