Recipe: Bohri Fried Chicken

Bohra food is easy as pie and tasty at the same time.

Shafia Agha February 11, 2013

Bohra food is easy as pie and tasty at the same time. The spotlight recipe, Bohri Fried Chicken, uses basic pantry ingredients to yield delectable results.

As you sink your teeth in the golden crust, there is a burst of sharp garlicky flavor in the super moist meat, which is bound to get your taste buds tingling.


For chicken:

Chicken (Karhai Cut) 1 kg

A bunch of fresh coriander

Green chilies 5-7

Garlic cloves 8

Salt 1tsp

Cumin powder 1tsp

Water 1cup

For frying:

Oil for deep frying

Eggs, beaten 5

Plain/roasted garlic bread crumbs 500g

For serving:

Chaat masala 1tsp

Chilli garlic sauce


Tamarind chutney

Green chutney

French fries

Dinner rolls 10-12


Process coriander, chilies, garlic, salt and cumin with water in a blender.

Add the mixture into a pan and cook until the chicken is tender.

Coat the tenderised meat in bread crumbs so that they are fully covered. Dip in beaten egg and deep fry till golden brown.

Place the fried chicken on a bed of French fries.

Sprinkle some chaat masala and serve with dinner rolls and a selection of chutneys.

Preparation: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves 5 people

Shafia Agha works as a PR consultant and runs a food blog: She loves trying out new recipes. Follow her on and @shafiaagha

Published in The Express Tribune, Ms T, February 10th, 2013.

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