Mar 31, 2014

Chilli Chicken Roast Recipe / Chicken Chilli Roast Recipe

This recipe is one of my hubby's favorite recipe. It is so tasty and is prepared by my trusted way for making roast. You can check out my other chicken recipes which is prepared using this method, check out my tomato garlic chicken roast, onion chicken roast, butter chicken roast..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Marinating Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour
Serves : 4 to 5


Chicken - 1/2 kg with bones on
Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
Green Chilli - 1 slit
Curry leaves - 2 sprig
Salt to taste
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tblspn
Oil - 1 tblspn
Soya sauce - 2 tsp

For Grinding:
Shallots - 12
Green Chilli - 5
Garlic - 10 cloves
Ginger - 2 inch piece


Take grinding ingredients in a blender and make into a puree. Set aside till use. 

Now take chicken in a bowl and add in salt, chilli powder and lemon juice. Mix well and let it marinate for 30 mins or so.

Now heat oil in a non stick kadai. Add in onions, curry leaves and slit green chilli. Saute till golden. 

Add in pureed masala and mix well. Cook till oil separates.

Now add in the marinated chicken and mix well. Toss well in the masala.

Cover the pan with a lid and simmer the flame. Let it cook on a low heat for 30 to 35 mins.

Now open the lid, most of the water from the chicken would have leached out and the chicken must be cooked.

Now increase the heat and evaporate all water and keep stiring.

Add in soya sauce and keep cooking the chicken on high heat. At this point the chicken would have roasted and cooked perfectly.

Switch off the flame and serve.


Take all your ingredients

Take shallots, chillies, garlic and ginger in a mixer

Make them into a puree

Take chicken in a bowl

Add in salt and chilli powder

Squeeze in some lemon juice

Mix well and let it marinate

Heat oil in a kadai

Add in sliced onions, curry leaves and green chillies

Saute till golden

Add in crushed puree

cook till nice aroma comes and oil leaves the sides

Add in chicken

Mix well with the masala

Cover and simmer
The water will come out and the chicken is done

Now increase the heat and evaporate the water

Drizzle in some soya sauce

mix well

Chicken is dried and cooked perfectly



  1. Very nice chicken roast dear....So tempting and spicy too

  2. Hi aarthi,quite tempting!i dint know wer to put dis request hence asking,can u post mutton dhansak recipe?

  3. Yummy...What chilli powder are you using. ..coli is wo good. ..

  4. Yummy yummy.I will try when I will be at home thanks

  5. Hi arthi what is d substitute for shallots??? I can't get them at my place

  6. @AnonymousShallots is small onions, sambar onions

  7. Lots of variety chicken recipe... Good... I'm gonna try all of them one by one:) thank you..

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  9. Hi Aarthi.... love ur blog! n has been reading it for awhile! Love how u put the pictorial n how easy it is to follow. Tried this n it came out very good. Wanted to thank u for the awesome job u r doing! Keep it up, dear.

  10. I tried this today .... Came out delicious Aarthi... Thanks ... Me and my husband loved it :)

  11. omg...u ve added curry leaves in chilly chicken..!!..

  12. Hi arthi.I tried this today it tasted good, but my chicken went hard.. Should I have to pressure cooker it before adding the spice.

  13. @monicacook the chicken in low flame will make it soft

  14. Any substitute for soya sauce..


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