Magenta Chicken Fry


1 large beetroot
250 gm chicken, cut into small pieces
1/4-1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
2- 2 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
chopped coriander leaves


  1. Clean the chicken and cook it adding turmeric powder and salt and keep it aside.
  2. Peel and chop beetroot into pieces and then grind it to a smooth paste. 
  3. In a bowl, add 1 cup of  beetroot paste, pepper powder, chilli powder, garam masala, lemon juice and salt and mix well.
  4. Add cooked chicken pieces and marinate with this paste. Keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Heat little oil in a pan and shallow fry the marinated chicken pieces on both sides..
  6. Transfer to a plate and garnish with chopped coriander leaves…Serve hot as a starter or as a side dish…
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste 🙂


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