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Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Guest post : Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe by Ija Mihirayan

Sweet and Sour Chicken
Sweet and Sour Chicken 

If you are searching for a different yet simple but tasty chicken recipe, then you have come to the right place.  Check this sweet and sour chicken recipe by Ija Mihirayan. Jaggery for sweet and tamarind for sour. The combination of these two ingredients gives a very good and unique taste to the chicken recipe. Serve this recipe as a side dish with rice at lunch or dinner. Try this recipe on this weekend and don't forget to give the feedback if you liked it.

Ija Mihirayan is a home chef based on Jorhat, Assam, India.  You can check her other recipes in her Facebook page.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe 

📎Course : Main Course
🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes
♨Cooking Time : 30 minutes
🕞Total : 45 minutes
🍴Servings : 2-3

Sweet and Sour Chicken


  • 500 gms of boneless and skinless chicken cut into 1 inch pieces (500 গ্ৰাম হাৰবিহিন কুকুৰাৰ মাংস ১৬ টুকুৰা)
  • 2 large Onion finely chopped  পিয়াজ ডাঙৰ ২টা মিহিকৈ কূটা
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic finely chopped (নহৰু 2-3 কোঁহ মিহিকৈ কূটা)
  • Pepper (জালুক গুৰি)  1/2 +1/2 tsp
  • Soy sauce (চয়াচচ) 2 tbsp
  • Cumin powder (জিৰা পাউদাৰ) 1 tsp
  • Meat masala (মিটমচলা) 1 tsp
  • Jaggery (গুৰ) 4 tbsp
  • Tamarind pulp (পকাতেতেলী) 3 tbsp
  • Refined vegetable oil 
  • Turmeric (হালধী) 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste (নিমখ প্ৰয়োজন অনুসৰি)
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing 

METHOD/প্ৰনালী :

  1. Wash the children pieces under running water. In a large bowl take the chicken pieces. Add salt, soy sauce, pepper and 1 tbsp refined vegetable oil. Mix well. প্ৰথমে কুকুৰাৰ মাংস খিনি ভালদৰে ধুই নিমখ, চয়াচচ, জালুকগুৰি আৰু ৰিফাইণ্ড ১ চামুচ দি সানি লব |
  2. Heat a pan and then roast the children pieces. Keep aside. এখন পেনত কুকুৰাৰ মাংস খিনি Roast কৰি লব| 
  3. In another pan heat jeggery, 1/2 cup of water, tamarind pulp and cumin powder. In low heat cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and keep this tamarind syrup aside. আন এখন পেনত গুৰ, পানী আধাকাপ, তেতেলী, জিৰা পাউদাৰ আদি দি কম জুইত ৫ মিনিট মান উতলিব লব|
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in another pan. Add chopped onions. Fry till translucent. Remove from heat, drain and make a paste of fried onions.  তাৰ পাছত পিয়াজখিনি ভাজি লৈ পেষ্ট কৰি লব|
  5. Heat the remaining oil or add more 1 tbsp of oil. Add onion paste, chopped garlic, turmeric, meat masala and salt. Mix well and add the tamarind syrup. Keep the gas in low heat and stir constantly. Now add roasted chicken pieces and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes or until the gravy becomes thicker. Remove from heat. শেষত এখন পেনত পিয়াজৰ পেষ্ট, কুটা নহৰু, নিমখ, হালধী, মিটমচলা দি ভাজিব| তাৰ পিছত তাত তেতেলিৰ চিৰাপটো দিব আৰু কম জুইত ৰাখি লৰাই থাকিব| ঘন হৈ অহাত তাত roast কৰি ৰখা চিকেনখিনি আৰু জালুকগুৰি দি ৫ মিনিটমান ৰাখি নমাই থব |
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve immediately. 


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