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Indian Style Chili Chicken

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The Indian Chillie Chicken recipe is your guide to making the absolutely mouth-watering Indian dish. It is made with chicken, marinated in several Indian spices. You can now have the same taste as your favorite Indian restaurant right at home. Get all the ingredients ready and follow the Indian chilli chicken recipe video and whip up a wonderful meal for friends.
  Chicken thighs 8
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Cloves 4
  Dry red chilies 5
  Green chilies 3
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Ginger 1 Inch, chopped
  Garlic 3
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  White vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Lime 1⁄2 , freshly squeezed

1) In a pan, roast the cumin, coriander, red chillies, cloves and cinnamon in 1 teaspoon oil over a medium heat.
2) Add the onions into the pan and saute for about 1 minute.
3) In a blender, blend the roasted onion-spice mixture, ginger, garlic and green chillies with a little water to make fine paste.
4) In a bowl, combine the chicken thighs with a salt, lime juice and the spice paste.
5) Cover the bowl with a plastic foil and allow the chicken thighs to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

7) In a pan, saute the marinated chicken thighs in 2 to 3 tablespoon oil.
8) Cover the pan and saute for about 15 to 20 mintues over a medium - high heat until the chicken is almost done.
9) Now stir in the tomato paste, cover the pan and allow to cook for another 5 minutes.
10) Then stir in the white vinegar and mix thoroughly with the chicken.

11) Garnish the chili chicken with chillies, lime and coriander, then serve hot with any kind of bread or cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Dry Curry
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Indian style chili chicken is one dish that I can trade my chocolate for. In this video Pratibha shows how effortlessly it can be made with a few Indian spices and still it can scintillate your taste buds. So go ahead and try it on, it will only make you and your family happy if you love spicy food.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 213 Calories from Fat 106

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.3%

Saturated Fat 2 g9.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 76.4 mg25.5%

Sodium 155.4 mg6.5%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 19 g39%

Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 29.1%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 13.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


foodlover's picture
I tried this one, turned out great. I had this discussion with an Indian friend who was saying that it is a Chinese dish? Chinese, Indian or Fusion it is good.
farah's picture
I wanted to thank you for positng thi easy and delicious recipie.  It couldn't have tourned out more delicious. In your video you that it a goan chicken . So is this from Goa. Thanks again  And plz keep posting
shantihhh's picture
I think it is Desi i.e.e Indian Chinese which is simply the best. I have been to many areas of both China (some 35+ times) and India over 30 times, and the BEST Chinese I have ever eaten is in Delhi! Chinese recipes fixed with Indian ingredients and ways-WONDERFUL!
hibaferoz's picture
wow nice
fouzia faizan's picture
very nice
rumya's picture
I love this recipe. It looks so good. It is not hard to make it. So I am going to prepare this chili chicken for dinner. Thank you for the recipe.
gizzel's picture
thanks for this recipe ....i have to try this soon.Your video is beautifully explained. Chef Plz could u show recipe of lemon chicken.I tasted it recently and it was yummy.
trueblood79's picture
the dish was tasty as is the chef...:)
Indian Style Chili Chicken Recipe Video