How to make Desi Chilli Chicken - SK Khazana -

Chilli chicken is a favourite with most chicken lovers and if it is made in Indian style, it will be an added attraction

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken supreme (चिकन सुप्रीम), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Indian, Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Desi Chilli Chicken - SK Khazana

Desi Chilli Chicken - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Desi Chilli Chicken - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Chicken supreme diced 12

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 6 tablespoons

  • Eggs 2

  • Oil 2 tablespoons + fpr deep frying

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Green chillies sliced 2-3

  • Fresh red chillies sliced 2-3

  • Chicken masala 2 tablespoons

  • Onion diced 1 large

  • Capsicum mixed coloured dices 1 cup

  • Cornflour/ corn starch slurry 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons chopped + for garnish


Step 1

Take chicken in a bowl, add salt, crushed black peppercorns, cornflour, break in 2 eggs and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a wok, slide in the chicken and deep-fry the till light golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick wok, add garlic, ginger, green chillies, fresh red chillies, mix and sauté till garlic turns golden brown.

Step 4

Add 2 tbsps Chicken Masala and mix well. Add onion and mixed colored capsicums, mix and sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Add fried chicken and salt and mix well. Add ½ cup water and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Add cornflour slurry, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Add coriander leaves and mix well. Take it off the heat.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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