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Chilli Chicken

Ingredients

Chicken whole (cleaned and cut into pieces) - 1 Kg
Green chilli - 10
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
White pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp    
Yogurt (curd) - 1/2 cup
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp.
Soya sauce - 2 tbsp.
Cornflour - 2 tbsp
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Garlic - 4 cloves
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Salt to taste      
Vegetable oil as required      
Green chilli and green coriander leaves for decoration

Directions

  1. Cut onion, tomato into small pieces. Add ginger, garlic and make paste.
  2. Cut thin slices of green chilli.
  3. Mix red chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder, yogurt, 1 tbsp. soya sauce, 1 tbsp cornflour and 2 tbsp oil. Marinate the chicken with this mixture for half an hour.
  4. Then apply onion-tomato paste to the chicken and again marinate for half an hour.
  5. Heat oil in a pan. Add green chillis, white pepper powder and black pepper powder and fry for 30 secs.
  6. Add chicken marinade and fry until half cooked. Stir ocassionally.
  7. Mix rest of the cornflour and soya sauce in water and add to the chicken. Add little water (about 2-3 cups) to make thick gravy and bring it to boil.
  8. Cover and cook for 8-10 mins on low flame. keep a constant watch.
  9. Garnish with green chilli on the sides and sprinkle chopped green coriander all over the chicken. Serve hot.