Took chicken leg pieces with skin. Select small or medium leg pieces. Washed thoroughly in water and drained completely.
For marination to the cleaned chicken pieces adding a tsp of red chilly powder for spice.
Adding 1/2 tsp of pepper powder for taste and flavor.
Adding 1/2 tsp turmeric powder this avoids raw smell of the chicken.
To this add required salt.
Add 1 tsp vinegar you can also add lemon juice if you don't have vinegar at home.
Add a tsp of tomato sauce you can also add tomato puree 2 tsp.
Add a tsp of soya sauce.
Add a tsp of ginger and garlic paste.
Add 3 tsp of curd this makes chicken soft. Mix everything well till combined.
Now we are going to marinate the chicken pieces for 4 hours in refrigerator. Cover and keep in a air tight container.
For chicken outer coating. To a bowl adding 1 cup maida.
Adding 1/2 cup corn flour. Take required flour later if required.
To the flour adding 1/2 tsp pepper powder, 1/2 tsp chilly powder.
Add salt required for the flour and mix well.
Chicken got marinated well. Now take a marinated piece and coat with flour and keep aside.
This is the first coating with flour. Make sure that the flour is coated well.
Repeat with all the pieces and keep in a plate. We need to make a second coating on the chicken pieces.
Check the layers on the chicken pieces. Now the pieces are ready do not
leave for long time as it will absorb all the flour.
Immediately sieve the flour to take away wet dough inside. Discard it away.
For second coating, In a large bowl take ice water, we need to dip the chicken pieces in this water for making outer wavy crispy layers.
Meanwhile add oil in a pan or kadai and preheat before making a second coating. As we need to fry immediately after the second coating.
Take a chicken piece and dip in ice water for 30 secs. Use a kitchen holder / pakkad for convenience. Gently dip in ice water and take away to dust flour again.
Take away and again coat with the sieved flour.
Coat with flour to cover all over the chicken pieces and dust gently. Rub gently to get the wavy layers.
Check the layers on the chicken pieces.
Immediately after the second coat we need to fry in oil. Make sure the oil is in right temperatur.
Second coat only gives a nice wavy layer.
Check the oil is in medium temperature and drop the chicken piece gently. Immediatley after dropping in oil hold in vertical position for a sec. Fry for almost 5-7 mins till the chicken is nicely cooked inside.
This gives nice crispy waves like layers. Once done remove gently from oil, drain excess oil and keep on a wired rack. This prevents chicken from getting soggy.
Repeat making a second coat for other pieces. And fry all the pieces one by one.
Enjoy the KFC style crispy fried chicken with your family with a tomato sauce.
Spicy, crispy and yummy fried chicken. You can also serve with mayonnaise.