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Hyderabadi Chicken Majestic

Rekha Unni
65 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Hyderabadi Chicken Majestic RECIPE

Chicken Majestic is served as starter/Appetizer or as side dish to Rice , also a good accompaniment with alcohol. Its spicy and lipsmacking dish

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Hyderabadi
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Appetizers
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. For Marination
  2. 350- 400 gms Boneless Chicken breasts
  3. 1.5 cups buttermilk
  4. Salt to taste
  5. 1 tbsp Lime juice
  6. For Frying: Oil
  7. 1/4 cup corn flour
  8. For Majestic Masala
  9. 1 sprig curry leaves
  10. 3 green chilies slit
  11. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  13. 1/2 tsp garam masala
  14. 1 tsp lime juice
  15. 1 tsp Dark Soy sauce
  16. 1 tsp vinegar
  17. 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  18. 1 tsp minced garlic cloves
  19. 1/3 cup Yogurt
  20. 3 tbsp oil
  21. 2-3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  22. 2 tbsp spring onions (optional) - garnish
  23. Salt to taste


  1. Cut the chicken into strips and marinate with buttermilk, lemon and salt. Refrigerate for 2 hours
  2. Discard marination and squeeze excess buttermilk. Coat the chicken strips with corn flour and deep fry for 2 minutes. Do not fry for more than 2 minutes else chicken will become hard. Allow excess oil to be absorbed. Keep it aside
  3. Heat 3 tbsp oil in a pan and saute minced garlic until aromatic. Cook on high flame. Add curry leaves and green chilies and saute for few seconds. Add ginger garlic paste and saute until raw aroma goes away. Add spice powders and mix well
  4. Add soy sauce, vinegar and mix well, Add yogurt and gently mix. Add little salt as per taste and mix
  5. Add chicken strips and coat well with the masalas. Fry for 3-4 minutes. sprinkle Lime juice and toss well. Garnish with coriander leaves and spring onions. Serve hot

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Apr-13-2018

Nice one.

Shivani Pawar
Shivani Pawar   Apr-12-2018

Yum yum :yum::ok_hand::smiley:

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