Monday, August 25, 2014

Honey Glazed Dragon Chicken

For marination
250 grams boneless chicken cut in small cubes
2 tablespoon corn flour
1 egg white
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlicpaste
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 tablespoon chili sauce
1/2 tablespoon vinegar
Salt as required

For the Gravy
1 teaspoon garlic chopped
1 teaspoon ginger chopped
1 small capsicum of your choice cut in squares  
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoon tomato sauce
1 teaspoon chili sauce
1 teaspoon chili flakes
1 1/2 tablespoon honey
Oil as required
Salt as required
Spring onions for garnishing

Marinate the chicken pieces with all the  ingredients under marination and keep aside for 10-15 minutes.
Fry the marinated chicken pieces and keep aside.
In a bowl mix soysauce,tomatosauce,chilisauce and keep aside.
Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a pan
Saute chopped garlic and ginger until light brown.
Add all the sauces and stir.
Add chili flakes ,salt and mix well.
Add the fried chicken pieces to the gravy and stir for a minute. 
Make sure that the chicken pieces are well coated with sauce.
Add honey and give a good stir.
Add capsicum, mix well and turn off the flame.
Garnish with chopped spring onions.

Bhindi Masala

1/2 kg ladiesfinger, sliced diagonally
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 large onion, sliced thin
1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp black sesame seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 green chillies, slit
2 tomatoes, chopped

  • Heat 2-3 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the sliced onions until golden brown. Drain onto a kitchen paper and keep aside.
  • In the same oil fry the sliced ladiesfinger in batches until slightly brown and crisp. Drain this also onto a kitchen paper and keep aside.
  • Now to the same oil(add more if required) add the chopped garlic and sesame seeds and saute for a few seconds.
  • Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and 1 tsp water(to prevent the powders from burning) and fry well for a minute or two.
  • Add the tomatoes,salt and green chillies and cook till the tomatoes turn mushy and oil starts to separate from the sides. This will take around 5-7 minutes.
  • Now add the fried ladies finger and onion and mix well. Serve immediately.