ngredients: Chicken strips ½ kg, ginger & garlic paste 1 teaspoon, cumin seeds roasted and crushed ½ teaspoon, coriander powder 1 teaspoon, chat masala 1 teaspoon, gram flour 3 tablespoon, vinegar 2 tablespoon, lemon juice 1 tablespoon, red chilli powder 1 teaspoon, 1 egg, salt according to taste, breadcrumbs, sesame seeds as required and refined oil for frying.
Marinate chicken strips for an hour with all the above mentioned ingredients except for breadcrumbs and sesame seeds.
Mix breadcrumbs and sesame seeds in a separate plate and roll in the marinated chicken strips in the breadcrumb mixture. Shake off the excess mixture and keep aside.
Heat the refined oil in a deep bottom pan and fry the chicken strips for 5-6 minutes till they turn golden brown and crispy. Take them out from the pan and place over kitchen tissue papers to drain out excess oil.
Serve with mayonnaise or ketchup: this can cater 4 to 5 people.
(Originally from Aligarh, Nazia Mazhar now lives in Jubail balad, Saudi Arabia, with her husband and children)