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Chilli chicken gravy recipe

Chilli chicken gravy recipe is a sweet, spicy and slightly sour gravy recipe made with chicken, bell peppers, garlic, chilli, tomato sauce and soya sauce.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine indo-chinese
Servings 6
Calories 277 kcal


  • pot


For marinating the chicken

  • 500 gm Chicken cut into small cubes
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Pepper powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder(optional)
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tbsp maida
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce
  • Salt to taste

For making the chilli chicken gravy:

  • ¼ cup Capsicum cut into square pieces
  • ¼ cup Onion cut into square pieces
  • 1 tbsp Pepper powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 4 to 5 no's green chilli chopped
  • 7 no's garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • Salt to taste


  • Take the boneless chicken in a mixing bowl and to it add soya sauce, vinegar,tomato sauce pepper powder, chili powder, egg, corn flour, maida and salt. Marinate it for 30 mins.
  • Take a kadai and heat the oil. Deep fry the chicken pieces and drain of on the kitchen tissue.
  •  Take another pan and heat oil on high flame .To it add chopped garlic and saute for 2 mins. Next add onion, green chili and capsicum and saute for another 2 mins.
  • Next add soya sauce,tomato sauce and chili sauce.Also add chili powder and pepper powder and saute for 5 mins.
  • Take a 1 cup water and to it add corn flour make a syrup.Lower the flame and add this mixture to it.
  • Keep on stirring on low flame until it boils. Next add the fried chicken to the mixture.
  •  Saute it for 2 mins and switch off the flame. You can add a little bit of pepper if you want more spicy gravy. Adjust the sauces according to you taste.
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl and sprinkle some spring onion. Your Homemade Chilli Chicken Gravy Recipe is ready. Serve hot with fried rice or chapathi.


  • Usually everybody uses food color for bright red color but I dont prefer it. You can use kashmiri chilli powder or paprika for vibrant color.
  • Don’t over fry the chicken this makes it very hard.
  • Marinating the chicken for 2 hours or overnight makes the chicken more juicer and tasty.
  • Be careful while adding corn flour .Lumps will formed if added on high flame, so always add the mixture at low flame and keep on stirring.
  • You can add also chilli sauce if you want more spice.
Keyword chilli chicken, chilli chicken gravy