Saturday, November 20, 2010

Chilli Chicken with Indian touch

Chilli Chicken is originally an east-asian delicacy, which has been tried, tasted and tested by all who love Asian cuisine.Following is the preparation method for a typical Chilli Chicken with a Indian touch....

Things you will need:

Boneless Skinless chicken- 2 lbs
Corn Flour- 2 tbsp
Black Pepper powder-1 tsp
Ginger- chopped finely-1 inch piece
Garlic-6 to 7 pods- chopped finely
Onions-2 large
Sesame seeds
Oil- 4 tbsp
Green Onions- thinly sliced
Bell Pepper or Capsicum- cubed and seeded
Soy Sauce-4 tsp
Ketchup-2 tsp
Vinegar- 2 tsp
Red Chilly Paste-1 tsp
Sugar-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Roasted whole cashews- 1 handful

Preparation Method:

Cut chicken into bite-size cubes.
Now add corn flour,black pepper,salt to taste , and egg to the chicken.Mix well and set aside for 30 mins.

In a pan , heat 3 tbsp oil. Now add marinated chicken one-piece-at-a-time to this oil.
Fry in medium heat until chicken pieces are brown in color.
Remove chicken from pan.

Now add 1 tbsp of oil to the pan.Once heated , add sesame seeds,red whole chillies,roasted cashews,ginger garlic and stir fry in high heat. Make sure it does not burn. Keep stirring so that it does not stick to the botton of the pan.

Now add green onions and bell pepper.Saute till it looks fried.Once done, add soy sauce, ketchup, chilli paste and stir for 3 mins. Now add 1 cup of water , vinegar and bring to a boil.Add the fried chicken pieces and simmer for a couple of mins. Keep stirring.Now to thicken the gravy, add 1 tbsp of corn flour mixed in water to the pan.Stir continously for 2 mins.

Chilli Chicken is ready to be served with hot steamed rice or noodles or Chappathi.


  1. This is my family's ultimate fav...Kollam!

  2. Mouthwatering chilli chicken..

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  4. your dedication towards blog is visible here. very nice and knowledgeable post.

  5. Hi looks really yummy......

    Geena George (EEE,MBC)


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