Saturday, 15 September 2012

Deep Fried Chicken Drumsticks

Most of non-vegetarians like Deep fried chicken drumsticks.It has been a favourite for generations. This is a Sri Lankan deep fried chicken recipe & hope you would love it. 
Whatever the method choose to fry it, (deep fried, pan fried, or oven baked), the marinade makes it delicious & flavourful.

Here is the recipe on how to cook deep fried chicken drumsticks using Sri Lankan flavours.

4-5 chicken drumsticks (cleaned & washed)
2-3 Tbsp water
2 Tbsp chilli powder
1 tbspn roasted curry powder
¼ tspn turmeric powder
1 Tbsp minced ginger
1 Tbsp minced garlic
1 tspn lime juice
2 tsp black pepper or black pepper sauce
¼ tspn salt or to taste
Oil for deep frying.

Mix all spices, ginger & garlic together.
Add 2-3 tbspn water. Also add lime juice & make it into a thick watery paste.
Mix the chicken in it. Stir gently to combine all ingredients.
Keep covered at least about 1 hr to absorb the ingredients into chicken.
It is better to keep in a fridge & marinate chicken overnight.
After marinate, use oil in a deep frying pan & fry until golden brown.
Remove the chicken from the frying pan. Place them on kitchen towels to remove excess oil.
Serve hot.


  1. Tempting chicken drumsticks...Looks very delicious...

  2. When i saw this article title enjoyed self as today the week end special :)

  3. Sri Lankan flavours? Would love to try this too! Enjoy your weekend, sweetie! Come & join my Vitacost US$50 International Giveaways! Good luck & see u there!

  4. Excellent and irresistible,makes me hungry..

  5. Hi Amy,

    Your combination of spices gives your drumsticks lots of flavours and beautiful colours.

    Nice to know you through blogging. Hope to learn lots of Sri Lankan cooking from you. Now following you at your blog and Pinterest :D


  6. This looks so tasty! Thanks for stopping by! Have just started following you back!

  7. Yum !!!! My childrens favourite...


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