Popcorn Tandoori Chicken - Crispy Spiced Snack - Kravings

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Jan. 29, 2019

Popcorn Chicken is popular for its small size and crunchy texture resembling Popcorn. These bigger morsels are made extra special by dunking them in a Tandoori marinade first as well as adding some of that marinade to the batter. The result is a delicious twist on both Popcorn and Tandoori Chicken.


For marinade:
Yogurt 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Red kashmiri chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Dried fenugreek 1/2 Teaspoon (kasuri methi)
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin 1/2 Teaspoon
Garam masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Chaat masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Black salt 1 Teaspoon
Ginger garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
Mustard oil 1 Tablespoon
For batter:
Regular all purpose flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cornstarch 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Baking powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Pinch



1. Cut the Chicken into small pieces.

2. Prepare the marinade and reserve about 4 tbsps.

3. Marinate the Chicken in the rest of the marinade.


4. Prepare the breading by mixing the reserved tandoori marinade in the dry ingredients one tbsp at a time until it resembles dry breadcrumbs.

5. Dip the marinated Chicken in this and deep fry in hot oil till crispy.


6. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 3