Chicken Bezule / Mangalorean Street Food


1/2 kg chicken
1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
2 sprig curry leaves
3 green chillies
1 ” piece ginger
5 garlic cloves
2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
a pinch/ few drops of red food color
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp yoghurt
1 tbsp plain flour
1 1/2-2 tbsp rice flour
salt to taste
oil for frying


  1. Clean and cut the chicken into small pieces and keep it aside.
  2. Grind coriander leaves, curry leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic together to a coarse paste.
  3. Transfer this to a bowl and add chilli powder, garam masala, red food color, lemon juice, yoghurt , rice flour, plain flour and salt to this and mix well.
  4. Add the cleaned chicken pieces , mix well and keep it in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours or overnight.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the chicken in batches till brown on both sides at medium heat., about 3-4 minutes. Do not over fry the chicken pieces.
  6. Drain into paper towels and garnish with fried curry leaves.. Serve hot..
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