Fried Chilli Chicken

A delicious Indian version of tempting spicy chicken This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Main Ingredients Chicken Thigh, Tomato Puree
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 5-6 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Fried Chilli Chicken

  • 1 kilogram Chicken Thigh thigh skinned
  • to taste Tomato Puree
  • 4 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1 small Onion chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 2 inch piece Ginger chopped
  • 6 Green chillies chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • For paste
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Red chillies
  • 1 inch sticks Cinnamon
  • 4 Cloves
  • 4 Green cardamoms


  1. Clean the chicken thighs and remove the skin. Rub in salt and lemon juice. Cover and set aside for thirty minutes. Grind the onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies with vinegar in a blender until smooth.
  2. Pour the ground mixture over the chicken. Stir and mix thoroughly. Cover and leave to marinate for four to six hours in the fridge. Remove from fridge thirty minutes before cooking.
  3. Put the chicken and the extra marinade in a large pan over a medium heat. Simmer the chicken in its own juices for forty minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the lid, add the spice paste and continue cooking till the liquid evaporates and thick gravy is formed. Stir frequently. Add ghee, salt, sugar and fry the chicken until well browned. Add tomato puree, chopped coriander leaves. Stir for two minutes.
  4. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1791
Carbohydrates 24
Protein 264.6
Fat 70.6
Other Fiber Riboflavin- 1.5mg