Garlic chicken is a finger-licking dish made with simple ingredients. It is dish of wonderfully balanced blend of flavors. It has got a little bit of everything – a nice heat from the chillies, tangy sweetness from the onion-tomato paste, and a subtle hint of vinegar.
Small chicken pieces- 500 grams
Finely chopped garlic- 3 tablespoons
Finely chopped onions- 2 medium
Finely chopped tomato -1 small
Crushed dry chillies 1- tablespoon
Thinly sliced green chillies- 2 pcs
Vinegar -1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Sugar- 1/2 teaspoon
Spring onions- if you like
Heat some oil in a thick-bottomed pan. Add chopped onions and cook on a medium flame while stirring occasionally.
Saute the onions till they are tender and cooked well. Add the chopped tomatoes When the onions start turning brown, and cook
on a low flame.
Add salt, sugar and 3 tablespoons of water when the onion and tomato mix reach a thick paste like consistency.
Mix well and transfer the contents to another bowl when the water start to disappear.
Now add a little oil in the same pan and braise the marinated chicken on a high flame.
Fry for a couple of minutes and Stir occasionally. Now lower the flame, close the pan with a lid and cook for about 10 minutes.
Open the lid and add the previously made onion-tomato paste to the pan, mix it well and cook on a low flame.
Add salt if required. When the chicken pieces is evenly coated by onion-tomato paste, add chopped green chillies and a tablespoon of finely chopped spring onions to it(If you like spring onions)
Saute well and cook for a couple of minutes and now Garlic chicken is ready.