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This is what you’ll need

Chicken: 500gms boneless

Ginger garlic paste: 1tbsp

Green pepper: 1

Onions: 2

Green chillies: 8-9

Soya sauce: 2tsp

Ajinomoto: a pinch

Cornflour: 3tbsp

Vinegar: 1tsp

Tomato ketchup: 2tsp

Sugar: ½tsp

Coriander leaves: Few

Salt and pepper to taste

Oil for frying

Let’s get cooking

1. Clean the chicken and keep aside. Chop the onions into 2” pieces and slit the green chillies. Cut the peppers into 2” pieces.

2. Make a paste with 2tbsp cornflour and water. Add half the ginger, garlic paste, ½tsp soya sauce, ½tsp vinegar, salt and pepper. Marinate for 20 minutes.

3. Heat the oil and deep fry the chicken pieces. Drain on kitchen roll and keep it aside.

4. Heat 2tsp of oil in a pan. Add the onions and green chillies. Sauté until onions are brown.

5. Add the rest of the ginger garlic paste and fry.

6. Add the chicken, soya sauce, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, salt and pepper.

7. Mix 1tbsp of the cornflour with water and add to the chicken. Mix well. Boil till it thickens.

8. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves and a dash of lime.

Dietician’s Note

As mentioned before, chicken is an excellent source of protein. The skin however is high in saturated fat and hence removed before eating. The chicken breast is an ideal meat for any weight loss diet.

This recipe has fried chicken, but for overweight/ obese people and those with cardiovascular diseases the chicken pieces can be boiled instead of frying them. They can then be added to the curry.

Chicken is low in carbohrydrate and also has a low glycaemic index, again making it a good choice for Dibetics.



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57 Responses to CHILLI CHICKEN (GRAVY)

  1. rashmi kapur says:

    simple and easy.idid not fry the chicken.Just kept the wok in which the chicken was marinated and allowed it to cook till tender.when done jst sprinkled a tsp of cornflour,tossed and mixed the gravy.Good taste without frying.

  2. rashmi kapur says:

    Oh yes after tossing the chicken in the cornflour iadded just one tbs of oil.

  3. leslystanly says:

    thanks for the easy recepie

  4. Feroz says:

    Hi it’s nice

  5. Swarup says:

    I marinate the chicken with one egg and follow the process with onion leaves,
    capsicum, so it would be more delicious.
    Thanks for your simple process.

  6. ruchika says:

    Itriend it in my home. it was ossomm everyvbody liked the delicious chilli chicken gravy . Tey praised me very much. All thanks to INDIAN FOOD recipe.

  7. sukanya kaxhyap says:

    i used egg to marinate d chikhen itz a vae simple recipe thnx

  8. Uttam das says:

    Nice recipe. easy to make in home. thank you.

  9. Christy Augustine says:

    Hi.., i tried it and was really delicious.
    Your instructions were so helpful.Thanx a lot..


  10. Parul Dutta says:

    Today my brother’s family is coming, so I am going make this dish will it work

  11. tahira says:

    Very yummy n easy to make . Enjoyed cooking n serving n also the complimenents

  12. sabeeha says:

    hi! M gona try it today.hope it works

  13. Oviya says:

    I tried it was wow

  14. lekha says:

    Its a good one must try

  15. sudip says:

    I like c.chicken & yr resipy is too good making c.chicken.

  16. Divij says:

    How much water to add for 1 kg chicken

  17. Jk Behera says:

    Thanks I proudly your helpful thanks

  18. Varsha says:

    Hi..easy recipe..but I wanted to it ok if ajinomoto n vinegar ain’t added…will it matter much with the taste???

    • admin says:

      Varsha, you can omit the ajinimoto, but vinegar does give it a much better taste. However if you do not like vinegar, you can substitute it for lime juice.

  19. i*Kan says:

    I love this recipe! Omitted the ajinomoto and added more cornflour based paste, tomato ketchup, soya sauce and vinegar since I like to have more sauce. Was yummy!

  20. SAJNA says:

    Today is my experiment ……… please pray for me

  21. shaila naz says:

    its nice racipie

  22. farin says:

    Nice,everyone liked it.thanks.

  23. anita sharma says:

    Thank u so much for the wonderful recipe, i didn’t added ajinomoto, then also it was so excellent that v forgot d taste of that we eat in restaurant n it was loved by all, thanks again

  24. swata says:

    How thick should be the corn flour paste with which the chicken is to be marinated?

  25. Ruby Abraham says:

    awesome. gonna try it today. Simple

  26. thasleema says:

    hai its realy good doing in fried chicken instead of that i grill it it get more yummy flavour

  27. Israel Ahmad says:

    I am making it today to surprise my wife…

  28. Pavithra- Chennai says:

    Hi i done this recipe.. it was amazing as it is restaurant taste.. Thanks

  29. biswajit says:


  30. Arji says:

    nice & tasty

  31. rajanbir singh says:

    Well,tomorrow was my sister’s birthday so I decided to cook chicken and took the risk since I am not that good at cooking I went online followed this recipe and it turned out great.Everyone liked it..THnKs so much:)

  32. mariyam says:

    Hello…thnx fr d easy recipe.vl try out today as i m not giid in cooking pray fr me

  33. aryan prince says:

    yes this taste is awesome

  34. Rufaida says:

    My husband like to have this dish.thankyou for this recepie..

  35. Shivani Sarang says:

    This helped me a lot! Thanks.

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