Halwai October 18, 2018

Ingredients:

• 2 boneless Chicken breasts (cut into cubes)
• 1.5 cup – Chicken stock
• 1 Egg
• 2 to 3 tbsp – oil
• 5 to 6 dry Red Chillies
• 6 to 8 Cloves Garlic (finely chopped)
• 2 to 3 Spring onions (finely chopped)
• 1/2 – Ginger (finely chopped)
• 1/2 tsp – ajinomoto
• 2 tbsp – Vinegar
• 2 tsp – Sugar
• 2 tsp – soya sauce
• salt and pepper (as per taste)
• 2 tbsp – Corn flour mixed with 1 tbsp flour (to marinate the Chicken pieces)
• 1 tbsp – Corn flour mixed with little stock
• oil for deep frying

Method:

  1. Wash the chicken pieces.
  2. Beat the egg lightly in a bowl.
  3. Add cornflour-flour mixture, pinch of salt, pepper and 1/2 tsp aji-no-motto to the beaten egg.
  4. Add the chicken pieces.
  5. Mix well and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  6. Deep fry the chicken pieces on a medium flame till they tender. Keep aside.
  7. Heat 2 to 3 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan.
  8. Add garlic, ginger. Saute for 2 to 3 seconds.
  9. Add spring onions, red chillies and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  10. Add the fried chicken pieces, chicken stock, soya sauce, vinegar, remaining aji-no-motto, sugar, salt and pepper. Simmer for few minutes.
  11. Add 1 tbsp cornflour mixed with little stock. Mix well .
  12. Boil till the sauce thickens. Serve hot with fried rice.

Recipe courtesy of Anita Raheja