Chilly Chicken

A very famous indo- chinese dish which is loved by everyone. This is my version of chilly chicken. Hope you all would like it.

1 lb chicken
1 big onion ( cut into cube size)
1 small capsicum/ bell pepper ( diced)
1/2 tbsp soya sauce
1 tbsp tomato sauce
1/2 tsp chilly powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
2 green chillies
1/2 tbsp cornflour
5-6 garlic pods ( chopped finely )
1/4 cup water
salt to taste

For the batter:
1 1/2 - 2 tbsp cornflour
1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste ( opt)
1 egg
1 tsp pepper powder
a pinch of orange colour ( you can substitute with turmeric powder)
salt to taste


Wash and cut chicken into cube size pieces.
Marinate the chicken with the batter ingredients and leave for atleast 15 mins.
Deep fry the chicken pieces in oil until done.
Heat oil in a kadai add chopped garlic, green chillies and fry for a min.( don't let it get burnt)
Add diced onions fry a bit. ( it should be done but still crisp).
Now add the diced capsicum/ bell pepper and saute for a min, add the chilly pwdr, pepper pwdr, soya sauce and the tomato sauce.
Mix cornflour in 1/4 cup of water and add it to the sauce mix, add salt to taste.
Once the sauce gets hot add the chicken pieces and mix until its coated well.
Garnish with spring onions or green chilly and serve hot.

Note: The sauces do contain salt , so be careful when adding salt at the end.


  1. hey first time here...Must say..u have a wonderful space here...
    Keep posting..All the best!!!

    Sarah Naveen

  2. Thanks a lot Sarah, do visit again!

  3. I hav'nt tried Chilly Chicken in this version... Seems interesting and instant too... :-) Let me try!!! :-)


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