Feb 19, 2015

Chinese Style Garlic Chicken Recipe / Chinese Garlic Chicken Gravy Recipe

I have a addiction to Indo chinese foods. Specially non veg dishes. They are so delicious. I try to cook a indo chinese feast at home atleast once in a week or two. Today is that day, I made veg noodles, garlic chicken and chilli chicken..It was so yum..

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If you are a garlic lover like me, you will love it for sure..It has a lovely aroma of garlic but not at all over powering..I am sure you need to have some mints after this meal to freshen up your breath..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves : 4 to 5


For Chicken:
Boneless Chicken - 1/2 kg
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 4 tblspn
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 4 tblspn
Salt to taste
Black Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
Soy Sauce - 1 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Water as needed
Oil for Deep Frying

For Gravy:
Oil - 2 tblspn
Butter - 1 tblspn
Dry Red Chillies - 3 broken
Ginger - 1 tsp chopped finely
Garlic - 1 tblspn Chopped Finely
Onion - 1 medium size chopped finely
Garlic - 10 cloves pureed
Tomato Ketchup - 2 tblspn 
Soy Sauce - 1.5 tsp
Green Chilli Sauce - 2 tblspn
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Ajinomoto - a pinch (optional, i didn't use)
Black Pepper Powder - 2 tsp 
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 1 tsp
Spring Onion a handful finely chopped
Water as needed for gravy


Start by frying chicken, take chicken and other ingredients except oil in a bowl and mix really well. 

Heat oil for deep frying, fry chicken in hot oil till golden brown, drain and set aside.

Now heat oil  and butter in a pan. Add in chillies and fry till light brown.

Add in chopped ginger and garlic. Saute for a min.

Add in onions, garlic puree and fry till raw smell leaves.

Add in all the sauces and mix well.Add in salt and sugar as well.

Add in water and bring this to a boil.

Now add in fried chicken pieces and simmer for 3 to 4 mins.

Mix cornflour with some water and pour that in to thicken the gravy.

Add in pepper and spring onion, give one final stir. 

Serve with fried rice, noodles or pulav.

Take chicken in a bowl

Add in all purpose flour / maida

Add in cornflour / cornstarch

add some salt

some pepper powder..i used freshly crushed pepper

add in some soy sauce

and some ginger garlic paste

pour a little water

mix well using your hands till it is all combined

heat oil for deep frying

drop chicken in

fry till golden, drain and set aside
Take garlic cloves in a blender

add little water and puree it smoothly

Now take your ingredients

Heat little oil in a pan

add a small knob of butter for flavour

add in some broken dry red chillies

now add in some chopped ginger and garlic..
Chop it pretty finely

cook till it gets browned

add in finely chopped onions

pour in the garlic puree

mix well

cook till the raw smell leaves from the garlic

add some ketchup

and green chilli sauce

and some soy sauce

add in some vinegar..dont add too much

now add in a touch of salt and sugar

mix really well

now u can see oil separating from the mix

pour in enough water to form a gravy

you can taste to see whether salt is perfect..
if not add more salt, vinegar as u like

add in the fried chicken

simmer for 3 to 4 mins

now take some cornflour in a bowl

add some cold water and mix well

pour that in

it will thicken the gravy 

finally add some crushed pepper

and lots of chopped spring onion

give one stir


Enjoy with pulav, fried rice or noodles


  1. Hi Aarthi..Soooo Yummy....

    Y do u add sugar along with salt in most of ur curries?

  2. hello aarthi i tried this garlic chicken it turned out very well.......actually i tried many of yoiur chicken n mutton rcps,its very simple and i like your pictorial..............many thanks by Aysha

  3. Hi Aarthi..lovely recipe
    Wanted to know y u add sugar in gravies..?

  4. Thanku so much aarti di love u n ur recipes

  5. @megzsugar balances the taste.And it is my secret touch.

  6. Any substitute for green chilly sauce

  7. Any substitute for vinegar. Please reply soon.


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