Fried Wings!! Fried Wings!!
Prep 2 hours
Total 2 hours
Serves
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Fried Wings!!

South Indian (Bangalore) Street Food!!!

This recipe brings the joys of The famous Chicken Kebabs( Fried, with bone on), sold Street side in the South Indian city of Bangalore!!!

The combination of Dried Red Chillies, Fenugreek and Curry Leaves is very well complimented with an assortment of other spices!!! A TRUE CROWD WINNER and SUPER EASY TO MAKE

I miss eating these on Bangalore Streets!

Ingredients
  • 1½ tsps (Tsp) Cumin
  • 1 tsp Black Peppercorns
  • ½ tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 20 Curry Leaves
  • 1 kg chicken wings
  • 1 tsp salt (A pinch more for final seasoning)
  • 2 tsps Kashmiri Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tbsps Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped/ crushed Ginger and Garlic (Optional)
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1 tbsp Self Raising Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 500 ml (or more) Oil for Frying

  1. Toast 1 tsp of cumin (save the rest for later), black pepper, fenugreek and about 10-15 curry leaves in a medium pan, until the curry leaves dry out and the spice blend is fragrant
  2. Crush these spices into a coarse powder and keep aside
  3. Take the chicken wings and add 1 tsp of salt, ½ Tsp Cumin, the spice blend from the previous step, Kashmiri red chilli powder, coriander powder, lemon juice, ginger, garlic and oil. Mix well & Marinate the wings for at least 2 hours or overnight, for best results
  4. After Marination, add the corn flour, self raising flour, egg to the marinated wings. Mix well, until a light batter like consistency is formed. Keep aside for 30-45 mins
  5. Heat oil in a Fryer (165 Degrees) or medium saucepan or Wok or a Kadai (Indian Wok), Fry the wings, 2-3 at a time, DO NOT OVERCROWD the pan
  6. Fry for several minutes on a medium flame (165 Degrees in a Fryer) and evenly, the chicken needs to cook through and turn lightly golden
  7. Take out the chicken and place it on a paper towel Finish frying off the entire batch and keep the fried wings aside
  8. Skim the oil in the pan and bring it up to a high temperature (about 175 Degrees)
  9. Fry the wings again (Twice Fried) for 2-4 minutes, or until the batter looks a bit more brown. Avoid burning the wings
  10. Season the wings with a pinch of salt, and serve with Chutneys, a wedge of Lemon and some Beer
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