Chicken – ½ kg (wash and cut into cubes)
Green Chilly – 3
Corn Flour – 1 ½ tsp
Pepper Powder – ½ tsp
Chilly Powder – ½ tsp
Ajinomoto – ½ tsp (optional)
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Ginger (finely chopped) – ½ tsp
Garlic (finely chopped) – ½ tsp
Curry Leaves – few
Coriander Leaves – to garnish
Salt – to taste
Mix chicken, salt, ginger garlic paste, ajinomoto (optional), ¼ tsp pepper powder,and corn flour in a bowl and let it to sit for 15 minutes. Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated chicken pieces in batches till it is light golden brown in color.
Heat 3 tbsp of oil in a pan and saute it with chopped ginger and garlic, chopped chillies and curry leaves. Now add remaining pepper powder, chilly powder, a pinch of salt, red color and and a little of water and fry for few seconds. Now add cooked chicken pieces to it and keep frying it until the gravy coats on the dish well and the gravy becomes dry. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.
If you prefer, you can add 1 egg and a pinch of red/orange food color while mixing.
It`s a really good finger food and starter.