Angara Chicken Tangdi | Fiery Chicken Leg Recipe

Secret of a chicken recipe is in its marination, this Angara Tangdi Chicken or Spicy Fiery Chicken Leg recipe of mine is simple however it yields scrumptious chicke. A chicken lover will never be able to say “No” to this angara chicken. The success of this recipe is in its marination. It is absolutely necessary that the marination goes into the core of chicken. A good marinated chicken, once cooked, oozes taste in each bite. As they say there is science in everything, same applies to cooking. It is the combination of spices which gels so well with raw chicken when kept for hours to yield the mouth watering taste.

Angara Chicken Recipe | Yummy Chicken Recipes
Spicy Chicken Recipe | Yummy Chicken Recipes

Angara Chicken

Angara means red fiery hot. This word gets derivation from Hindi word “angaar”, which means fire. I have given this recipe this name as the chicken looks fiery red after cooking. Of course, it is spicy, but spice levels is something which you can control easily, as per own taste.

If you have been following this blog, you will know how much my partner loves his chicken. Recently he wanted to try out little different chicken recipe, I thought he should try this recipe with chicken legs. In my head I was thinking, that even if recipe comes out not so good, he will still like it as “who does not like chicken legs?”


To the surprise this chicken legs recipe came out so well that ever since then it has been made a few times.

Angara Chicken Legs - Gluten Free Chicken Recipe
Angara Chicken Legs – Gluten Free Chicken Recipe

Method to make spicy chicken legs

  • Wash and drain the chicken legs thoroughly.
  • In a mixing bowl, add all above ingredients except Chaat Masala. Add 2 tablespoon of oil to this. Mix it well. Our marinade is ready.
  • Add the chicken legs into the marinade while covering them with it properly. Cover the bowl with cling film and let it marinate in refrigerator for 6-8 hours. Longer you keep, better the result. You must marinate this for at least 6 hours.
  • Heat a grill pan or tava over medium heat and pour 1 tablespoon of oil all over it. Place the chicken leg gently and let it cook for 15 minutes over low to medium flame.
  • Take chicken out, sprinkle some chaat masala and lemon juice on to it and serve them hot.

Pro Tips to make tasty Angara Chicken

  • This succulent appetiser requires good long duration to marinate, and then cooking on tava / grill. Make sure that chicken is marinated for 6 hours.
  • You can make the same in Oven too. Cook them in oven for 22-25 minutes on 180 degree centigrade temperature.
  • Take care not to overcook or undercook the chicken. Cook this chicken on medium heat. Keep turning chicken on each side so as to cook the chicken to core.
  • I have sprinkled chaat masala on it for better taste, however you can entirely skip it in case you do not have it.
  • You may also make it in an air fryer (I have not made this yet in air fryer).
  • Plan ahead for this. As it requires marination, some level of planning is required. Even if you marinate it for more than 6 hours, it won’t hurt. Sometimes I marinate it for more than 24 hrs.

This Angara Chicken Is

  • Easy to make. It does not require any expertise.
  • Very much gluten free. Call in your chicken eating gluten averse friends and treat them with this.
  • Tastes exceptionally delicious.
  • Suitable to be served as starter or you can serve it along side main dish.
Chicken Leg Recipe | Chicken Tangdi Recipe or Fiery Chicken Leg Recipe
Anagara Chicken Legs Recipe

Serving Suggestion

Serve these chicken legs hot. Serve them on its own with mint chutney and raw onions or serve it on a bed of rice with a gravy based thing, like dhal tadka.

Other Chicken recipes


In case you are chicken lover, you may like to try out few other chicken recipe like Spinach Chicken CurryTandoori Chicken Legs, Chicken Dum Biryani, Bhuna Chicken, Butter Chicken

Chicken Tangdi Recipe | Fiery Chicken Leg Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Angara Chicken Leg Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

Lets get to this step by step easy recipe of “Chicken Tangdi / Fiery Chicken”.


Recipe Card

Angara Chicken Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

Angara Chicken Tangdi | Fiery Chicken Leg Recipe

Yummy Chicken legs for chicken lovers.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Over night marination 6 hrs
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 Portions
Calories 648 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 Chicken Legs
  • 1 Tablespoon Yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tablespoon Tandoori Masala
  • 1 Tablespoon Red Chilli Flakes
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Chaat Masala
  • 5 Tablespoon Oil

Instructions
 

  • Wash and drain the chicken legs thoroughly.
  • n a mixing bowl, add all above ingredients except Chaat Masala. Add 2 tablespoon of oil to this. Mix it well. Our marinade is ready.
    Marination Mix | Chicken Leg Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
  • Add the chicken legs into the marinade while covering them with it properly. Cover the bowl with cling film and let it marinate in refrigerator for 6-8 hours. Longer you keep, better the result. You must marinate this for at least 6 hours.
    Chicken Marination | Your Food Fantasy
  • Heat a grill pan or tava over medium heat and pour 1 tablespoon of oil all over it. Place the chicken leg gently and let it cook for 15 minutes over low to medium flame.
  • Flip it over, and again spread some oil. Let it cook for 10 minutes from this side too.
  • Take chicken out, sprinkle some chaat Masala and lemon juice on to it and serve them hot.
    Chicken Recipe |Angara Chicken Tangdi or Fiery Chicken Leg | Your Food Fantasy

Notes

  • Always marinade the chicken legs for minimum 6-8 hours.
  • You can also cook them in oven for 22-25 minutes on 180 degree centigrade temperature.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Angara Chicken Tangdi | Fiery Chicken Leg Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 648 Calories from Fat 477
% Daily Value*
Fat 53g82%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Monounsaturated Fat 27g
Cholesterol 152mg51%
Sodium 2017mg88%
Potassium 519mg15%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 45g90%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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