Spicy Popcorn Chicken
1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken
1.5 tbsp all purpose flour
1 tsp red chili powder (cayenne pepper)
1/2 tsp cumin powder
salt to taste
1/4 cup chopped shallots/onions
2 tbsp chopped green chilies
2 tbsp chopped garlic
vegetable oil for deep frying
Cut the chicken into tiny pieces, tinier the pieces, crispier the end result.
Mix the flour, chili powder, cumin powder, salt and enough water to make a thick paste.
Beat the egg in a separate bowl.
Pour the beaten egg over the chicken pieces and mix well to coat all the pieces with the egg.
Add the flour and spice paste to the chicken pieces and mix well to coat the chicken pieces evenly.
Heat oil and deep fry the chicken pieces in batches till golden brown.
Remove and drain on paper towels.
Mix the chopped onions, garlic and green chilies with a little salt and fry till crispy in the same oil. Drain on paper towels to remove the oil.
Serve the popcorn chicken hot, sprinkled with the fried onion mixture, a cold drink