The food that you get in dhabas is almost impossible to get anywhere else, even in the fanciest of restaurants. It's just the way they cook their food that the presentation just doesn't matter. There are a few specific dishes that are on our to-order list from dhabas for all-time visits. Whatever we choose to order for our meal, it has to precede with a plateful of chilli chicken to work up our appetite. Did we just make you crave for Dhaba-style chilli chicken? We are not sorry because we'll also make up by presenting to you a recipe of chilli chicken from Dhaba restaurant that will help you satiate your craving in no time.
Watch the recipe video of Dhaba chilli chicken -
You can make Dhaba-style chilli chicken at home in all of 20 minutes. You just have to fry the marinated chicken pieces and mix with the sauted mixture of onion, tomato and bell pepper, seasoned with garlic, green chillies, ginger and fresh coriander leaves. Here's a secret tip from the restaurant - To marinate the chicken, coat chicken in cornflour, red chilli powder and salt batter for 2 hours.
Here's the step-by-step recipe of Dhaba chilli chicken -
200 gm chicken
1 tbsp garlic minced
1 tsp green chilli
1 cup onion cubes
1 cup bell pepper cubes
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 cup tomato puree
1 tbsp cornflour slurry
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil
Deep fry the marinated chicken.
Heat oil in a pan and add ginger mince, green chilli and sauté.
Add cubed onions, bell peppers and some water.
Add red chilli powder and tomato puree.
Add the fried chicken and cornflour mixed with water.
Cook till it thickens.
Serve with fresh coriander and julienned ginger.
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