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!
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.
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/sesame oil chicken are taken
Heat gingelly oil/sesame oil in a Kadai/saute pan
add chili flakes, Chilli flakes tend to brown quickly so keep in low-medium flame.
Add curry leaves and garlic Stir and cook for 2 mins.
Now, add chopped onions, stir and cook for 3 mins till the onions turn translucent.
Add chicken pieces
Add turmeric and salt. Saute and cook for 5 mins.
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.
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.
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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