Spicy Corn Chicken


  • 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken
  • 1.5 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp red chili powder (cayenne pepper)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots/onions
  • 2 tbsp chopped green chilies
  • 2 tbsp chopped garlic
  • vegetable oil for deep frying


  • Cut the chicken into tiny pieces, tinier the pieces, crispier the end result.
  • Mix the flour, chili powder, cumin powder, salt and enough water to make a thick paste.
  • Beat the egg in a separate bowl.
  • Pour the beaten egg over the chicken pieces and mix well to coat all the pieces with the egg.
  • Add the flour and spice paste to the chicken pieces and mix well to coat the chicken pieces evenly.
  • Heat oil and deep fry the chicken pieces in batches till golden brown.
  • Remove and drain on paper towels.
  • Mix the chopped onions, garlic and green chilies with a little salt and fry till crispy in the same oil. Drain on paper towels to remove the oil.