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Ayam Goreng Berampah (Malaysian Spicy Fried Chicken)

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 8 hrs 40 mins
Servings 12 pieces

Ingredients
  

  • 12 Chicken drumsticks/Thighs
  • Oil (For deep frying)

To be Ground to a Paste

  • 1 Onion
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves
  • 1" piece Ginger
  • 4 Lemon grass stalks white part

For the Batter

  • 1 Beaten Egg
  • 2 teaspoons Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Meat Masala
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 5 tablespoons Cornflour
  • 2 sprigs Curry leaves

Instructions
 

  • Grind the onion, garlic, ginger and lemon grass to a paste. Keep aside.
  • Take the chicken in a bowl.
  • Add the ground paste.
  • Add coriander powder, chilli powder,turmeric powder,cumin powder, salt, sugar, meat masala, corn flour, egg and curry leaves. Mix well.
  • Refrigerate for 8 hours at least.
  • Take the chicken out of fridge and bring to room temperature.
  • Heat oil for deep frying.
  • Carefully drop the chicken pieces, along with coating, into the oil and fry till evenly brown on all sides.
  • Drain onto an absorbent paper.
  • Serve hot.