Chicken Masala Fry Recipe

Chicken Masala Fry is a simple recipe where Chicken is cooked in a pressure cooker and then pan fried with the everyday masalas. Serve it own its own as a starter or along with Lehsuni Dal and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.

Amina K
Chicken Masala Fry Recipe
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Chicken Masala Fry recipe is one of our favourite chicken side dishes that is very easy to make and gets ready in no time. You just need yogurt and everyday masalas to make this mouth watering chicken starter.

This dish can easily be made with fewer ingredients even by beginners to impress the unexpected guests and family. 

Serve Chicken Masala Fry Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Lahsuni Palak Dal Recipe (Spinach & Lentil Curry with Garlic) for a weekday lunch.

If you like this recipe, try more easy Chicken recipes that you can make for your everyday meals:

  1. Chettinad Pepper Chicken Dry Recipe
  2. Chicken Ghee Roast Recipe
  3. Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe
  4. Indo Chinese Crispy Chicken Chilli Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

25 M


4-6 Servings


  • 500 grams Boneless chicken , chopped to chunks
  • 1/2 tablespoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
  • 3 tablespoon Garlic , ground to paste
  • 2 tablespoon Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 1/2 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Oil

How to make Chicken Masala Fry Recipe

  1. To begin making Chicken Masala Fry Recipe, in a pressure cooker, add the boneless chicken pieces along with salt, red chilli powder, curd and garlic paste.  

  2. Add 1 to 2 cups water, mix well and pressure cook till tender, for 10 minutes or 2 whistles.

  3. Switch off the heat, allow the steam to release naturally and once the steam is released, take out the chicken and keep aside.

  4. Heat about half a cup of oil in a deep frying pan, and add the cooked chicken mixture to this, once the oil is hot.

  5. Keep stirring for about 5 to 10 minutes till all the water has evaporated and the chicken has absorbed the flavour of masalas added. Take them out, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

  6. Serve Chicken Masala Fry Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Lahsuni Palak Dal Recipe (Spinach & Lentil Curry with Garlic) for a weekday lunch.

Chicken Masala Fry Recipe is part of the Mother's Day Recipe Contest 2017