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Chilli Chicken (with desi twist)

on July 9, 2014

Indian chilli chicken !! The name sounds kinda different isn’t it ? Well, Am a desi food lover. Nothing can beat Indian food. My hubby was craving for some chilli chicken, I didnt wanna make the usual boring type, so this time I experimented something new. And Yes, My desi chilli chicken was a zabardast hit !! 😀 And I had a clear instruction from my hubby to make it atleast twice in a month for him 😀 LOL yeah we both are major foodies, and here goes the recipe,



Chicken : 1 Kg (preferably boneless, but i used with bones)

For the marinade (no 1)

  • Cornflour : 2 tbsp
  • Egg : 1
  • Chilli powder : 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder : 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
  • Jeer powder : 2 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste : 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

For the masala (no 2)

  • Onions : 4 (sliced)
  • Tomato : 4 (sliced)
  • Green chilli : 10 (slitted)
  • Green capsicum : 1 (sliced)
  • Garlic : 10 cloves (roughly chopped)
  • Ginger : 1 inch piece (rougly chopped)
  • Soya sauce : 1 tbsp
  • Vinegar : 2 tsp
  • Chilli sauce : 1 tbsp
  • Lemon : 1 (juice of 1 lemon)
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  • Oil for frying

Method :

  • Make a thick marinade using the ingredients mentioned in no 1. Coat the chicken pieces and set aside for a hour.
  • Deep fry the chicken pieces and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok, Add the sliced onions and saute till translucent, now add the sliced tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes are soft.
  • Mix in the chopped ginger and garlic, capsicum slices, slitted green chilli and cook for a minute.
  • Mix in all the soya and chilli sauce. Add the fried chicken pieces and toss till the masala coats the chicken.
  • Add the vinegar, and juice of 1 lime and mix well. Lastly garnish with coriander leaves.



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