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Chilli Chicken

How to make Chilli Chicken


Chilli chicken is a popular Indo-Chinese dish of chicken. In India, this may include a variety of dry chicken preparations. Though mainly boneless chicken is used in this dish, some people also use boned chicken too. My chilli chicken is with South Indian touch.

Ingredients :

In this recipe we have to make two masalas. 
  • Masala 1 is ground masala which we have to make the powder
  • Masala 2 is regular onion, jeera, curry leaves
1. 500 gms boneless or chicken with bone as you wish
Masala 1
  • Dry Red chillies 5-6
  • Coriander seeds 3 teaspoons
  • 2 small cardamoms
  • 1 large cardamom
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
Masala 2
  • 2 medium sized onion chopped
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 6 pods of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • few curry leaves
Masala 1
Masala 2
First you have to dry roast the Masala 1 and then grind in the mixer and make a fine powder.
Other dry masala Kashmiri Chilli powder, salt to taste and 1 teaspoon turmeric powder.
Always keep the ingredients ready in hand which will save your cooking time and hardly it will take few minutes to prepare.
Method :
  • Take a pan or a Kadai pour some oil and  put jeera, curry leaves and onions and fry it till it turns brown in color.
  • When the onions turn brown in color add the ginger garlic paste and salt, turmeric powder, kashmiri chillie powder to it and saute it for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken pieces and saute it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cover with lid and let it cook for 10 minutes in a slow flame you can check in between in 5 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes when the chicken is fully cooked put the Masala no.1 which is dry grounded.
Give it a good stir and mix everything and again close the lid and cook or 3-4 minutes more.
And your delicious Chilli Chicken is ready to be served.
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