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Chilli chicken with gravy

Aayushi Manish
30 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Chilli chicken with gravy RECIPE

This is one of the yummiest indo-chinese dish! Note from BetterButter on Chilli Chicken recipe: Chilli chicken is an extremely popular Indian Chinese dish. Indian Chinese cuisine is relished all over India. Some famous dishes are manchow soup, hakka noodles, chilli potato. In fact chilli chicken is now relished the world over and has become synonymous with Indian cuisine. Interestingly chilli chicken does not have its roots in China. Chilly chicken is a big hit in dinner parties and very easily available in Chinese restaurants in India. Chilli chicken is eaten both in dry and gravy form. BetterButter gives this chilli chicken recipe a big thumbs up.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Chinese
  • Frying

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Chicken: 500 gms boneless
  2. ginger garlic paste: 1 tbsp
  3. Green pepper: 1
  4. Onions: 2
  5. Green chillies: 3-4 (as per taste)
  6. Soya sauce: 2 tsp
  7. Cornflour: 3 tbsp
  8. Vinegar: 1 tsp
  9. tomato ketchup: 2 tsp
  10. Sugar: 1/2 tsp
  11. Salt and pepper to taste
  12. oil for frying
  13. Spring onion (to garnish)


  1. Clean the chicken and keep aside. Chop the onions into 2" pieces and slit the green chillies. Cut the peppers into 2" pieces. Make a paste with 2 tbsp cornflour and water.
  2. Add half the ginger, garlic paste, 1/2 tsp soy sauce, 1/2 tsp vinegar, salt and pepper. Marinate for 20 minutes.
  3. Heat the oil and deep fry the chicken pieces. Drain on a kitchen roll and keep it aside. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan. Add the onions and green chillies. Saute until the onions are brown. Add the rest of the ginger-garlic paste and fry.
  4. Then add the chicken, soya sauce, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, salt and pepper. Mix 1 tbsp of the cornflour with water and add it to the chicken. Mix well. Boil till it thickens.
  5. Serve hot garnished with spring onion.

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Gulshan Malhotra
Gulshan Malhotra   Jun-09-2018

Ultimate. No words to explain it's taste full marks

Monidipa Sarkar
Monidipa Sarkar   Nov-08-2017

Loved it

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