This is the most loved recipe in my home,mostly by the kids..prepared using boneless chicken marinated in flavoured batter,deep fried and then soaked in yoghurt and later fried in oil along with few herbs and chilli..tastes much better than you eat in a restaurant…coz its made at Home!!!!..You Gotta Try This.
First batch of Ingredients
Boneless Chicken -300 gms
Corn flour – 5 tbsps
Plain flour – 2 tbsps
Egg – 1 whole
Salt as per taste
Red chilli Paste – 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
Water – 2 tsps
Oil for deep fry
Second batch of Ingredients
Yoghurt – 1 cup
Chilli Powder – 1/4tsp
Orange food colour – 1 pinch (optional)
A pinch of salt
Third batch of Ingredients
Oil – 2 tsps
Garlic and Ginger – 1 tsp minced
Green chilli – 2-3 sliced
Onion – 1 med sliced
Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
Fresh Coriander – 3 tbsps chopped
Lemon juice – 1/2 tsp
Corn Starch – 4 tbsps (Mix 1 tbsp of corn flour in 4 tbsps of water and keep)
1.First take a mixing bowl and mix all the ingredients mentioned in the first batch except the oil and keep for 20-30 mins covered.
2.Heat the oil in a wok and deep fry the marinated chicken in two batches till golden brown and drain onto paper towels.
3.Now mix the ingredients of second batch and add the fried chicken to it,mix well and keep aside
4.Take another pan and drop in the 2 tbsps of oil and add the ingredients of third batch except lemon juice,corn starch and fresh coriander one by one and saute on med-high heat for 2-3 mins.
5.Lastly add the fried chicken soaked in yoghurt mix,fry well till the water evaporates and chicken seperates,now sprinkle corn starch and stir well,drop in the fresh coriander and lemon juice stir another 1-2 mins and turn off the heat.
This is the best side dish for chinese fried rice or as a starter or side dish for any meal.Named it as chilli chicken coz..I used chilli powder,red chilli paste and green chillies too..