Chicken Chilly flakes

Chicken chilly flakes

Ingredients(Serves 4)

1. Boneless chicken – 1/2 kg, cut into medium-small cubes

2. Onion – 1.5 cup, thinly sliced

    Green chilly –1, chopped

    Curry leaves – 1 sprig

    Ginger-garlic paste – 1.5 tsp

    Vinegar – 3/4 tsp

    Lemon juice – 3/4 tsp

    Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

    Kashmiri chilly powder – 1 tsp

    Coriander powder – 1.5 tsp

    Garam masala powder – 1.5 – 2 tsp or to taste

    Pepper powder – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

    Corn flour – 1 tsp

    Egg – 1

    Coconut oil – 2 tsp

    Salt – To taste

2. Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp

3. Cashews – 1/4 cup

    Crushed chilly flakes – 1- 1.5 tsp or to taste

    Curry leaves – 1 – 2 sprigs

4. Soy sauce – 1 tsp

5. Salt – As required to taste


1. Combine the chicken pieces with all the other ingredients numbered 1. Set aside for 30 minutes. Cook covered for 15 – 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until done (no need to add water as it will ooze out from the chicken).

2. Heat coconut oil in a wide pan. Fry cashews and drain on to a paper towel. Next fry chilly flakes and curry leaves. Drain  on to a paper towel. Add the cooked chicken, a tsp of soy sauce and mix well. Taste-check for salt. Saute at medium-high heat for about 15 minutes until roasted well. Add the fried cashews and curry leaves. Mix well. Serve hot with rice or chapathi.

Recipe – Adapted from here

Chicken Chilly flakes

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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