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chicken majestic

Chicken Majestic recipe

Course starter
Cuisine Hyderabadi
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Author Bindu

Ingredients

For Soaking Chicken

  • 400 grams chicken strips
  • 400 ml buttermilk
  • salt as required
  • 1 lemon

For Deep-frying

  • ¼ cup corn flour
  • oil for deep-frying

For chicken majestic

  • 2 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 green chilies
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1/3 cup yogurt
  • ¼ cup chopped spring onions
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp oil

Instructions

Marinating the chicken

  1. cut the boneless chicken breasts/thighs into strips.
  2. take 400 ml of buttermilk, add salt as per the taste and squeeze out a lemon. And mix well.
  3. add boneless chicken strips, mix well and keep in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 hours.

Deep-Frying

  1. take out the chicken from refrigerator.
  2. squeeze out the buttermilk from the strips and keep aside.
  3. add 1/4 cup of corn flour and mix well.
  4. don't need to add salt here as they are already soaked salted buttermilk.
  5. heat oil on medium heat for deep-frying.
  6. when the oil is hot drop the chicken strips and fry for 2 minutes on medium heat.
  7. take them onto a paper towel and repeat the process.

Making Chicken Majestic

  1. heat 3 tbsp of oil.
  2. add chopped garlic and sauté for a minute on high heat.
  3. add curry leaves, green chilies, ginger garlic paste, salt, dark soy sauce, vinegar, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala and mix well.
  4. then add deep-fried chicken strips, mix well and sauté for 3-5 minutes on high heat.
  5. squeeze half of a lemon, add spring onions, chopped coriander, mix well and serve hot.