Gingelly Oil Chicken(Nal Ennai Chicken)

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Gingelly oil Chicken– If you were looking for some easy, quick chicken recipe with minimal ingredients you’ve found it! This gingelly oil chicken recipe tastes incredibly delicious with aromatic gingelly oil cooked with garlic and chili flakes that are sure to be your favorite!  close up shot of gingelly oil chicken served in white bowl

This post was originally published in May 2014. It has been updated with pictures and content.

What is gingelly oil/sesame oil?

Gingelly oil/ sesame oil is the same but the difference is in the process of extraction.
For this recipe, you may use both gingelly oil/sesame oil.

Why this recipe works:

1. The recipe is on your table under 30 minutes.
2.Minimal Ingredients
3. So flavourful, You will crave for more!

How to make Nal Ennai chicken /Gingelly oil Chicken with step by step pictures:

ingredients to make gingelly oil chicken are taken in bowl

ingredients to make gingelly oil/sesame oil chicken are taken

oil is being added to saute pan

Heat gingelly oil/sesame oil in a Kadai/saute pan

chilli flakes is being cooked in oil

add chili flakes, Chilli flakes tend to brown quickly so keep in low-medium flame.

garlic and curryleaves are cooked in oil in saute pan

Add curry leaves and garlic Stir and cook for 2 mins.

chopped onions are being cooked in saute pan

Now, add chopped onions, stir and cook for 3 mins till the onions turn translucent.

chicken is in saute pan

Add chicken pieces

chicken pieces is being cooked with turmeric powder and salt

Add turmeric and salt. Saute and cook for 5 mins.

sesame oil chicken is being cooked in saute pan

Add 3/4th cup of water, cover and cook for 15 mins. Take off the lid, Now cook for another 8 to10 mins until the water is completely absorbed and chicken is coated with the masala.

Nal ennai chicken is served in bowl

Tips to make the best Gingelly oil Chicken:

Gingelly oil/sesame oil: Use good quality cold-pressed oil to get the right flavors.
Chilli: You may use dry red chilies instead of chili flakes, simply tear the dry red chilies and add-in.
Meat: You can also use mutton, just pressure cook the mutton with turmeric and salt and follow the same method. 

FAQ:

How do you serve gingelly oil /sesame oil chicken?

This gingelly oil chicken can be served as side dishes for sambar rice, rasam rice, curd rice or any pulao rice.

Can I refrigerate this sesame oil chicken recipe?

yes! Store them in an air-tight container and refrigerate for a couple of days.

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Gingelly oil chicken


  • Author: Nithya Narsimhan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3

Description

This gingelly oil chicken recipe tastes incredibly delicious with aromatic gingelly oil cooked with garlic and chili flakes that are sure to be your favorite!


Ingredients

Chicken- 1/2 kg
Seasame oil/Gingelly oil – 3tbs
onion – 1 (finely chopped)
garlic – 1 tbs
chilli flakes- 1 tbs
turmeric powder- 1 tsp
Curryleaves- 1 sprigs
salt – 1 tsp


Instructions

1.Heat gingelly oil/sesame oil in a Kadai/saute pan, add chili flakes, curry leaves and garlic. Stir and cook for 2 mins over a medium flame.
Chilli flakes tend to brown quickly so keep in low-medium flame.
2.Now, add chopped onions, stir and cook for 3 mins till the onions turn translucent.
3.Add chicken pieces, turmeric, and salt. Saute and cook for 5 mins.
4.Add 3/4th cup of water, cover and cook for 15 mins.
5. Take off the lid, Now cook for another 8 to10 mins until the water is completely absorbed and chicken is coated with the masala.

Notes

Tips to make best gingelly oil chicken:

Gingelly oil/sesame oil: Use good quality cold-pressed oil to get the right flavors.
Chilli: You may use dry red chilies instead of chili flakes, simply tear the dry red chilies and add-in.
Meat: You can also use mutton, just pressure cook the mutton with turmeric and salt and follow the same method.

  • Category: side dishes
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: indian

Keywords: gingelly oil chicken, seasame oil chicken, nal ennai chicken recipe

 

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