Tawa Fried Chicken | Pan Fried Chicken Masala | Tawa Chicken

In this Indo-Chinese version of the chicken lollipop, the chicken winglets are shaped into lollipops and then fried. For the drums of heaven these fried lollipops are tossed in a mix of schezwan sauce and tomato ketchup.

The succulent chicken lollipops glazed with the tangy sauce make this an irresistible starter for any meal.

Tawa Fried Chicken


  • Chicken boneless thigh pieces cut into small chunks- 500 gms
  • Ginger chopped- 1 tsp heaped
  • Garlic chopped- 1 tsp heaped
  • Tomato thick slices- 2 medium
  • Green Chillies chopped- 3 nos.
  • Coriander leaves chopped- 1 cup

Spice Powders:

  • Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder- 3/4 tsp

Other Ingredients:

  • Kasuri Methi Fenugreek Leaves, roasted and crushed- 1 tsp
  • Ginger julienned – 2 tbsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Oil- 3 tbsp



  • Debone the thigh pieces or buy ready from stores.
  • Cut them into bite sized chunks and once washed keep it to drain.
  • Fine chop the ginger and garlic and chop the coriander leaves & green chillies.
  • Make thick slices of the tomatoes.


  • Heat oil on a Tawa or a pan and add the chopped ginger and garlic.
  • Fry on low heat for a minute and add the chicken pieces.
  • Mix and fry on high heat for 3-4 mins till chicken changes colour and water nearly dries up.
  • Add all the spice powders (turmeric, red chilli, coriander, cumin and garam masala powder) and salt.  Add a splash of water if required and fry on medium heat for 3 mins.
  • Now add the tomato slices and cook on medium heat for 3-4 mins till soft.
  • Add a splash of water and cover & cook on low heat for 10 mins. Cook till tomatoes are soft.
  • Remove lid and add the Kasuri Methi. Give a mix and cook on low heat for 2 mins.
  • Add the julienned ginger and chopped green chillies. Give it a mix.
  • Lastly add the chopped coriander leaves and fry for 2 mins on medium heat.
  • Serve with Naan or Roti.
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