Friday, December 25, 2009

Chicken Masala

Chicken - 1 Kg (Sliced in medium pieces)
Onion - 3 medium (Sliced length wise)
Tomato - 3 medium (Sliced length wise)
Green chilly - 3 (Split lengthwise)
Ginger - 1 small (2" in length)(Sliced thin and long)
Garlic - 5 cloves (Sliced length wise)
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tspoon
Chilly powder - 1 1/2 table spoon for medium spicy. (If you want more spicy take more)
Coriander powder - 1 table spoon
Pepper powder - 1 table spoon
Chicken masala - 1/2 table spoon
Lime juice - 1 small lime
Cooking oil - 4 table spoon
Curry leaves - 2 strips
Fennel seeds -  1/2 tspoon
Clove - 5
Cardamom - 4
Cinnamon stick - 1 small (Split into pieces)

Apply lime juice on the chopped chicken pieces & marinate with salt, turmeric, half the chilly powder, coriander powder & pepper powder specified above. Keep it aside for 20 to 30 mins.

  1. Heat the cooking vessel and add the oil.
  2. Once heated add the onions and cook it till it becomes tender.Add salt to taste.
  3. Add the remaining chilly powder, coriander powder, pepper powder & chicken masala and stir well.
  4. Add tomatoes, green chilly, ginger, garlic and fennel seeds and stir for around 20-30 secs.
  5. Add the marinated chicken, close the lid and cook it over low flame. (There will be enough water coming from chicken and tomato. So don't add any water at all)
  6. Check in between and stir to make sure that it doesn't stick to bottom.
  7. Once chicken is cooked add curry leaves, clove, cardamom, cinnamon stick and close the lid for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Now it is ready and transfer to a bowl and garnish with sliced carrots, sliced tomatoes and coriander leaves.

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