Green Chilli Chicken

Chilli chicken recipe comes in different ways. Sometimes the chicken is fried and made in Indo-chinese style, where it is added along with rest of sauces and spices. Other way of making Chilli chicken is it is marinated and cooked along few spices and lastly a heap of green chilli is added. The added green chillies gives aroma as well spiciness to the recipe. It is a very easy recipe and preparation time is 30 min, if u got all the ingredients ready and handy

 Ingredients
  • 1 kg medium chicken pieces
    1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    1/2 cardamom powder
    2 thin sliced medium onions
    1 medium chopped tomato
    1 tbsp Garam Masala powder
    Salt as per taste
    3-4 tbsp Coconut oil

    Coriander coconut Masala paste :
    Roast following :

    1 star anise
    1" Cinnamon stick
    6 cloves
    1tsp Cumin seeds
    1/2 tsp Snauf (fennel seeds)
    1/2 Methi seeds
    1/2 cup coconut pieces/ grated coconut
    Transfer the above roasted to grinder 

    Add 1 cup coriander leaves
    Add 5 garlic cloves
    1 tsp grated ginger
    Add a cup of water
    Grind all ingredients to smooth paste.

    For Tadka :
    4 strands chopped curry leaves
    10-12 slit green Chilli (depending on spice requirement)

 Method
  • Green Chilli Chicken Method-1

    1. Heat 2 tbsp coconut oil in a Kadai. Add the sliced onions. Fry until light brown. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp salt & 1/2 tsp cardamom powder. Stir Fry well.
    2. Add the chicken pieces. Mix well.
    3. Add the chopped tomatoes & 1 tbsp Garam Masala powder. Mix well.
    4. Close the lid. Let the chicken cook in its own water. The tomatoes also leave water. Cook for around 10-12 minutes wit occasional stirring.
    5. Open the lid add the ground Masala paste. Mix well. Cook for 10 mins until the Masala leaves oil.
    6. Heat a tsp coconut oil, fry the chopped curry leaves & slit green Chilli for 1-2 minutes.
    7. Add the tadka to the cooked chicken. Mix well. Cook for 2-3 mins. Green Chilli Chicken is ready to be served.

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