Sunday, 1 June 2014

Chilli Chicken

Here is the lip-smacking Chilli Chicken which is one of the famous starter varieties among the Indo-Chinese cuisine. It is one of the best entrees that people choose before main course. Here is the simple recipe with which you can make Chilli Chicken at home.

Ingredients Chilli Chicken:

1/2kg skinless chicken (cut into small pieces)
1 Egg
1tsp Pepper flakes
2tsp Corn powder
Salt as per taste
oil for deep-fry

For seasoning :

4 tsp olive oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 nos med siz Onions cut into small pieces
3 to 4 nos Big Green chillies(which we used to prepare bajjis)
3 to 4 nos Small Green Chillies
5 nos Garlic cloves big size cut into small pieces
2 inch Ginger cut into small pieces
2 stem Curry leaf
1 pinch of Turmeric pwd
Salt as per Taste

To prepare Chilli Chicken:

1. Mix Chicken, egg, pepper flakes, corn powder and salt and keep it aside for 15/30min
2. Deep fry the chicken in the hot oil till golden brown or till chicken gets tender.
3. Meanwhile in another pan put olive oil, cumin seeds, ginger pieces, garlic pieces, curry leaves and onion, fry till ginger, garlic and onion gets golden brown colour then add curry leaf, green chillis and Turmeric pwd.
4. Fry 3 to 4 min more. Then add deep fried chicken to this and mix well for 2 min.
5. Turn the flame off. Simple Chilli Chicken is ready. Serve hot as a starter or as a side dish or simply with Chai.

Tips / Notes:

·        Make sure to deep fry chicken in med heat so that chiken cooks tender .
·        The salt and spice level of chillies can be adjusted according to taste.

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