Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Chilli Chicken

This chicken recipe is one of my favourite which my mom used to prepare. It's also my dad's  favourite. My mom used to make these for weekends, it's just a simple indochinese style recipe.
My dad used to like these type of recipes with green pepper, mushroom or paneer. Although he is thousands of miles away from me, i'm sure he'll feel happy by seeing this post .
This recipe goes to the event I Love My Dad Event by  Tasty Appetite.
Boneless chicken- 1/2 kg
Ginger Garlic Paste- 2 tsp
Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Black pepper powder- 1 tsp
White pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Garam masala-1/4 tsp
Lemon juice- 1/2 tbsp
Soy sauce- 2 tsp
Tomato ketchup- 2 tsp
Onion-1 finely sliced
Green pepper- 1/2 chopped
Red pepper- 1/2 chopped
Yellow pepper- 1/2 chopped
Spring onion-3 chopped
Cornstarch-1 tbsp
Salt as required
Oil-2 tbsp
Wash and cut the chicken into bite size pieces. Marinate the chicken in lemon juice, ginger garlic paste, chilli powder, salt and garam masala  half an hour before making. Heat the 1 tbsp of oil in a kadai or nonstick pan, add all the chicken pieces, keep the flame in medium to low. Keep stirring the chicken without sticking to the bottom, cook the chicken without covering the pan, once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the pan, to the same pan add the remaining oil, sliced onion and fry it till it turns lightly brown. add all the pepper and stir fry it for 2 minutes, then add all the chicken pieces, white and blackpepper powder, soy sauce and ketchup, stir well so that the chicken gets coated in the masala completely.
Finally add 1 tbsp of cornstarch and simmer till it becomes saucy, switch off the flame.
Serve the chicken warm with chappathi's or parathas. It also goes well with rice flour roti's.


Reeni said...

How sweet that you posted this for your Dad! It looks incredibly delicious! I can see why it's a favorite.

PranisKitchen said...

really delicious one ayesha.. i used to prepare the same way.. love to have it with fried rice or chapathi.. good one

Az said...

yum yum... perfect for Dad's event!!! nice click as well

Sushma Mallya said...

One of my fav starters, looks mouthwatering...

Nitha said...

Delicious chilly chicken,,

Niloufer Riyaz said...

wow Ayeesha would love to have those delicious chicken

Nandinis food said...

Wow! Very nice! This is my favorite! Really sweet you are!

Nivedita Thadani said...

Wonderful collection of recipes!!
Glad I came to know about your blog.
I loved the cake and bake recipes.
Thanks for visiting me and following me.
Here I join you!

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BeenaShylesh said...

nice chilli chicken.....

Priya Suresh said...

Slurppp!!irresistible chilli chicken..makes me hungry..

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

Dear Ayesha,
Lovely presentation with mouthwatery click...sure your Dad lucky to have such a loving daughter.
Thanx for sending this perfect entry to "I Love my Dad" event.


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