1/4 tsp black pepper powder
Salt to taste
1 1/2 tsps ginger-garlic-green chilli paste
1/2 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp maida/all purpose flour
2-3 tbsps corn flour
1-2 tbsps of water
1/2 kg boneless chicken, cut into small pieces
1 medium onion chopped
1/2 tbsp chopped garlic
1/2 tbsp chopped ginger
2 tsps soya sauce
1 tbsp chilli sauce
2 tsps vinegar
1 tbsp corn flour + 5 tbsps chicken stock(yakhni)
1/2 tsp brown sugar
2 tbsps tomato sauce or puree
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsps oil( preferably sesame) + Oil for deep frying
Fresh chopped green-onion sprigs for garnishing
Marinade Chicken in the marinade ingredients for atleast 1 hour.
Heat oil in a Pot, and carefully drop the marinated chicken into the hot oil. Cook on low medium flame and towards the end of the cooking process increase flame to high and deep fry to a golden brown shade. Keep aside.
Once again heat oil(sesame if avaible) in a seperate pan, add the chopped garlic and saute for few seconds. Now add chopped ginger and green chillis and saute again. Add the onion and saute for 3 minutes on high flame.
Reduce to medium heat and add the brown sugar, soya sauce, tomatopaste, chilli sauce and vinegar. Combine well and cook for 2 minutes.
Add 1/4 cup chicken stock or water and cook for a minute. Add the deep fried chicken at this point and cook for 4 minutes.
Add the 'cornflour water'(by mixing cornflour and water) and cook, tossing for 4-5 minutes.
You will find that it becomes thick due to cornflour. Remove fom heat.
Ganish with green onions and Serve hot with chinese rice.