Hyderabadi Chili Chicken Recipe

Chicken and Chicken is all we want every day! These chicken lovers can spend their whole lives while having chicken only made in different forms and versions. This time it is the Hyderabadi chili chicken recipe and I bet that its taste cannot be beaten by another Indian chicken recipe.

The recipe comprises simple series of steps with common and simple ingredients available all the time in your kitchen. Add every ingredient y one patiently and wait for sufficient time to sizzle so that enough time will be provided to develop all the flavors. Go and get your hands busy with this amazing recipe.

INGREDIENTS

  • 450 grams chicken thigh
  • 3-4 dark green chilies
  • 18-20 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 2 medium-sized capsicum
  • 4-6 light green chilies
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp oil

Steps to make Hyderabadi Chilli Chicken

  1. First of all, you have to wash and drain the chicken and also cut the chicken thighs into bite-sized pieces so that it will be perfect for your chicken gravy.
  2. Now to make the paste for marinating the chicken we have to blend all the marinade ingredients.
  3. So for this purpose mix the lime, turmeric, salt, cornflour, ginger, and vinegar. After making this paste pour it over the bite-sized chicken pieces and leave the marinated chicken for 15 minutes.
  4. Then in a pan, heat oil. Add the marinated chicken to this oil and saute it. Let it simmer until well cooked.
  5. Then throw in the capsicums after chopping them.
  6. Fry this capsicum along with the chicken.
  7. After frying for 5-8 minutes at low flame, open the lid of the pot and add the rest of the spices.
  8. Squeeze some soya sauce along with vinegar in the capsicum mixture.
  9. Stir well and then throw in the green chilies. To make a slurry, mix cornflour with water.
  10. Pour this slurry in your chicken and wait until your gravy is a little thick and glossy.
  11. In the end, shower the chopped coriander leaves at the top and serve.

FAQs?

Can we eat chili chicken during our weight loss journey?

Yes, you can have this special Hyderabadi chili chicken when you are on a diet as it is lightweight and does not increase the level of cholesterol that much.

Does the gravy in this chili chicken is creamy?

No, the gravy of this Hyderabadi chicken is not much creamy because we do not add butter or cream in this recipe. The recipe is different from regular gravy and butter chicken recipes.

Hyderabadi Chili Chicken Recipe
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Hyderabadi Chili Chicken Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 450 grams chicken thigh
  • 3-4 dark green chilies
  • 18-20 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 2 medium-sized capsicum
  • 4-6 light green chilies
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp oil

Instructions

  • First of all, you have to wash and drain the chicken and also cut the chicken thighs into bite-sized pieces so that it will be perfect for your chicken gravy.
  • Now to make the paste for marinating the chicken we have to blend all the marinade ingredients.
  • So for this purpose mix the lime, turmeric, salt, cornflour, ginger, and vinegar. After making this paste pour it over the bite-sized chicken pieces and leave the marinated chicken for 15 minutes.
  • Then in a pan, heat oil. Add the marinated chicken to this oil and saute it. Let it simmer until well cooked.
  • Then throw in the capsicums after chopping them.
  • Fry this capsicum along with the chicken.
  • After frying for 5-8 minutes at low flame, open the lid of the pot and add the rest of the spices.
  • Squeeze some soya sauce along with vinegar in the capsicum mixture.
  • Stir well and then throw in the green chilies. To make a slurry, mix cornflour with water.
  • Pour this slurry in your chicken and wait until your gravy is a little thick and glossy.
  • In the end, shower the chopped coriander leaves at the top and serve.

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