19th December 2017

Chicken Masala

This dish will take very little of your time. You can cook it in stages. Just the same, the chicken masala still tastes delicious.

Serves: 6 Persons

Prep. Time: 20 Mins. + 2 hrs. to overnight (marination)

Cooking Time: 5 Mins. (active) + 40 Mins (passive)

Ingredients:

  • Chicken – 900 gms.
  • Kashmiri Chilli Powder – 2 tsp.
  • Limes – 2
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste – 2 tsp.
  • Curds – ½ cup
  • Bayleaf – 2
  • Oil – 3 tbsp.
  • Salt – 1 ½ tsp. or to taste

For the Masala Paste:

  • Coconut (grated) – 4 tbsp.
  • Onion (chopped) – 2 medium
  • Tomato (chopped) – 1 big
  • Green Corriander – ¼ cup
  • Ginger – ½ inch
  • Garlic – 6 cloves
  • Green Chillies – 2
  • Corriander Seeds – 1 ½ tbsp.
  • Cloves – 2
  • Green Cardamom – 2
  • Pepper Powder – ½ tsp.
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp.

Step 1:     Marinate the chicken with salt, juice of 1 lime, ginger-garlic paste, curds and chilly powder for 15 minutes.

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Step 2:     Grind the ingredients for the masala paste to a fine paste using a little water.

Step 3:     Add the paste to the pre-marinated chicken and marinate for another 2 hours.

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Step 4:     Heat the oil in a pan. Add the chicken and stir on high heat for 5 minutes. Add ½ to 1 cup warm water depending on how thick you want the gravy. Cover and cook for 35 to 40 minutes till the chicken is cooked.

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Garnish with chopped green corriander and serve hot with chappatis, rotis, naans or a side dish with rice.

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