Thursday, 1 July 2010
Things needed :
Chicken 500 gm ( breasts or almost boneless taken from a whole chicken)
Red Onion - 1 big cut into big cubes
Spring onion - 1 or 3/4 th of one
Ginger - 3 tsp
Garlic - 3 tsp
Bell Pepper or Capsicum 1/4th of one
Dry red chillies 3-4 broken into big pieces
Corn flour 1 full spoon for marinating the chicken
Cornflour 1 tsp dissolved in water to thicken the curry
Egg - 1
Pepper 2 tsp total, 1 tsp to marinate the chicken & 1 tsp to add in the curry making
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Soya sauce - 3 sp
Tomato sauce or ketchup - 1 sp
Chilly sauce - 1 sp
Preparation method :
Cut the chicken into medium sized pieces.Clean.
Marinate the chicken with 1 full sp of cornflour, 1 egg , 1 tsp pepper powder & 1/2 levelled tsp salt.
Fry the chicken pieces in oil until brown like in the pic.
Heat oil in a nonstick pot , add dry red chillies , saute for some seconds.
Add ginger garlic chopped till its aroma comes out well and rawness goes.
Now add the Onion, white part of spring onion & green chillies.
Saute until onion becomes soft & transparent.
Add the capsicum.Saute for a min.
Now add the chilly powder ,saute .
Add soya sauce 3 sp, Tomato sauce 1 sp, Chilly sauce 1 sp mix well. Add 1/2 cup of water to make it a gravy.
Boil the gravy in medium heat for 2 min., simmering in between.
Add the fried chicken pieces into this gravy. Mix well so that the chicken pieces may get coated with the gravy.
Add cornflour syrup. Add enough water if required.
Cover the pot with a lid & cook .
If required season with salt.
Add the greens of the spring onion .
Let it stay in the heat for 1 min.
Chilly chicken is ready now.
This can be served with parotta, naan , chappathi or rice.