Parsi Style Fried Chicken (Marghi Na Farcha – Chicken Farcha)

parsi style fried chicken

Makes/serves 4 servings
Duration 1 hr 30 min
Difficulty Moderate
  • Side dish
  • Indian
  • Deep fry


  • 8 pieces – chicken
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) – ginger- garlic paste
  • 1.5 tsp – Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp – turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp – cinnamon, clove and black pepper powder (1/2 tsp of each)
  • 2 – green chillies
  • 1 tbsp – coriander leaves
  • 1/2 stalk – celery (optional)
  • 1 cup – water
  • 1 cup (150 g) – breadcrumbs
  • 2 – eggs
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying


  • Wash the chicken and marinate with salt and ginger- garlic paste.
  • Coat it with red chilli powder, turmeric powder and cinnamon- clove-pepper mix.
  • Leave aside for half an hour.
  • Place the chicken in a heavy bottomed pan along with the green chillies, celery, coriander and 1 cup of water.
  • Simmer over low heat until the flesh is soft and tender. Remove from the heat without any gravy.
  • Beat the eggs and keep aside.
  • Coat chicken pieces with the breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai or frying pan. Dip the chicken pieces in the beaten eggs and fry golden brown.
  • Serve hot with potato chips and green salad.

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