Chicken lollipop gravy recipe

Restaurant style chicken lollipop gravy recipe


Serving chicken lollipop gravy recipe in a bowl
Chicken lollipop gravy
Chicken lollipop gravy is a main course dish of popular chicken lollipop. There is no doubt that it is one of the most sought after dish in India.

Chicken lollipop gravy is a fusion recipe of Indo Chinese Cuisines and served with fried rice and noodles.

Crisp fried chicken lollipops pieces are tossed and simmered in a sweet and spicy sauce made by using soya sauce, tomato ketchup and red chilli sauce.

You can easily make this mouth watering restaurant style chicken lollipop gravy recipe at home with the comfort of your kitchen.

If you love the recipe of chicken lollipop gravy recipe then I am sure you would love the recipe of Chilli chicken gravy as well.

How to cut a chicken lollipop?

Chicken lollipops are made from chicken wings. A whole chicken wings has three parts. Drumette part, wingette part and tip part. Lollipops are from drumette and wingette part.

Hold the drumette and wingette part with each hand and break the joint . Push upward to bring the drumette bone piercing the skin.

Cut the joining skin between these two parts. Thus one lollipop made from the drumette part.

Similarly hold the remaining wingette and tip part with hands and break their join . Push the bone upwards. Two small bones will come out piercing the skin. Remove the thin bone and cut the joining skin between them.

Holding wingette and tip part of chicken wings for making chicken lollipop
Holding wingette and tip part

Two small bones from wingette part for chicken lollipop making
Two bones from wingette part


Cutting chicken lollipop
Cutting chicken lollipop

Thus another lollipop formed from the wingette part.

Chicken lollipop batter

Chicken lollipop batter is important for making chicken lollipop dry recipe. So that we  can add all the flavours into the lollipops. If you are making lollipop gravy recipe then you can simply add ginger garlic Chilly pepper and salt. We will later use different sauces to give all the flavours.

For dry chicken lollipop take 4 teaspoon corn flour and 5 - 6 teaspoon all purpose flour in a mixing bowl. Add 1 teaspoon red chilly paste, 1/2 teaspoon red chilly sauce, 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic, 1/2 teaspoon chopped ginger, 1/2 teaspoon chopped green chili,1/3 teaspoon White pepper powder, 1/2 teaspoon tomato ketchup, 1/2 teaspoon schezwan sauce , 1 beaten egg, 1/2 teaspoon chopped celery and salt to taste. Add little water to make a thick batter. Coat chicken lollipops in these batter and keep marinated.

Batter for chicken lollipop recipe
Chicken lollipop batter

Red Chilly Paste for chicken lollipop gravy

Red Chilly Paste is only important if you want to give lollipop a nice restaurant style colour.

Dark soya sauce makes a dish look black or dark brown which is not eye appealing. So we use red chilly paste to balance the colour for the recipe.

For making the red chilly paste you need to boil Kashmiri chilly and then make a fine paste using grinder or mixer.

Kashmiri chilly is not spicy and it only gives the dish its desired colour.

How to make corn flour slurry for chicken lollipop gravy?

Corn flour slurry is used in most of Indo Chinese foods to make the sauce or gravy thicken. It is widely used in soups, like manchow soup, lemon coriander soup and in gravy like Chilli gravy.

To make it for chicken lollipop gravy recipe mix 1 teaspoon of corn flour with  4 teaspoon water. Mix well without any lumbs.

Preparation time :- 15 minutes

Cooking time :- 10 minutes

Difficulty:- Easy

Yields :- 2 servings

Ingredients :-

For marinating the lollipops

• 8 pieces chicken lollipop

• 1 teaspoon chopped garlic

• 1 teaspoon chopped ginger

• 1/2 teaspoon chopped green chili

• 1/3 teaspoon black pepper powder

• 1/4 teaspoon White pepper powder

•  pinch of salt as per taste

• 1 beaten egg

• 2 teaspoon corn flour

• 3 teaspoon all purpose flour

• Oil for deep frying

For lollipop gravy

• 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic

• 1/2  teaspoon chopped ginger

• 3 teaspoon chopped onion

• 2 green chili slits roughly

• 1 teaspoon red chilly paste

• 1/2 teaspoon red chilly sauce

• 1/3 teaspoon tomato ketchup

• 1 teaspoon dark soya sauce

• 1/2 teaspoon White pepper powder

• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder (optional)

• pinch of salt as per taste

• chopped spring onions for garnish

• 2 teaspoon cooking oil

Step by step instructions how to make chicken lollipop gravy


Step 01
In a mixing bowl mix chicken lollipops with chopped garlic,ginger green chilli,salt, peppers and red chilly paste.

Step 02
Add the beaten egg and mix . Then pour the corn flour and all purpose flour and mix everything well to coat the chicken lollipops. Let them marinate for 1 hour or overnight for best results.

Mixing chicken lollipop with batter for chicken lollipop gravy recipe
Coated chicken lollipops

Step 03
Heat oil in medium flame and fry the lollipops till crisp golden and fully done. Remove on a tissue paper to absorb any excess oil.

Deep fried chicken lollipops on tissue paper for chicken lollipop gravy recipe
Fried chicken lollipops

Step 04
Take a wok or pan and heat 2 teaspoon oil and fry the ginger and garlic. Add the chopped onions and and green chillies and  fry till translucent.

Step 05
Mix red chilly paste, red chilly sauce, tomato sauce and dark soya sauce with the onions and cook for a while.

Cooking gravy for chicken lollipop gravy recipe
Cooking the gravy

Step 05
Pour half cup water and let simmer. Then add salt, black pepper and white pepper powder.

Step 06
Now pour 3 teaspoon slurry into the mixture and simmer. The gravy now start to thicken. Add the fried lollipop pieces and mix well.

Chicken lollipops cooking in gravy for chicken lollipop gravy recipe
Chicken lollipops in gravy

Step 07
Simmer the lollipop gravy for 1 minutes and sprinkle some chopped spring onions and remove . Serve the chicken lollipop gravy with fried rice or noodles.

Chicken lollipop gravy recipe video

          Serving tips

• chicken lollipop gravy is used as a main course side dish. So it is served with fried rice. Chicken fried rice, egg fried rice are good choice to serve with it.

• Different types of noodles like Hakka noodles, Singapore noodles, Chilly noodles are also served along with chicken lollipop gravy.

• Tandoori naan is also served along with a chicken lollipop gravy.

                 Recipe notes

• In place of red chily paste, you can use Kashmiri red chilli powder. It can also gives a nice red colour.

• You can use green chili paste as well instead of chopped green chili.

• If you want to spicy chicken lollipop gravy then don't use tomato ketchup. Add 1/2 teaspoon green chilli paste instead of it.

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