Chicken masala By Syam Kumar


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Chicken masala

Yummy tasty delicious Chicken contains high protein and healthy recipe
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3 Servings

Cooking Time

45 minutes

Meal Type


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  • ½ kg chicken (bone-icubed
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ¾ tsp garam masala (or chicken masal½ tsp turmeric
  • ¾ tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp Salt or as needed
  • 2 tbsps curd or yogurt
  • 2 tbsps Oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 green cardamoms or elaichi
  • 1 cinnamon stick or dalchini (smal2 to 4 cloves or laung
  • 1 cup onions finely chopped
  • ¾ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 to 2 green chilies
  • ½ cup tomato puree or finely chopped
  • 1 Handful mint or pudina leaves (finely chopped or curry leaves or bot1 Handful coriander leaves (finely chopped)


  1. 1

    Heat oil in a pan or pot. Saute cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms and bay leaf in hot oil for a min. You can also add curry leaves if you have.
  2. 3

    Next add in green chilies and onions. Saute them until the onions turn completely golden.
  3. 5

    Add ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes off.
  4. 7

    Pour the tomato puree. Then add salt, red chili powder and garam masala as well.
  5. 9

    Saute this very well until the mixture begins to leave the pan.
  6. 11

    At this stage you can also see oil getting separated from the mixture.
  7. 13

    Add marinated chicken and saute for 4 to 5 mins on a medium flame.
  8. 15

    Turn the flame to completely low and cook covered for 5 mins.
  9. 17

    Flip the chicken pieces and mix everything well. Add coriander leaves or mint leaves and give a stir.
  10. 19

    Cover the pan again and continue to cook on a low heat until chicken is completely cooked to soft and tender. Chicken gets cooked in its own moisture, so don’t need to add water.
  11. 21

    Add half tsp more garam masala and chilli powder while cooking the tomato puree.
  12. 23

    Add little hot water or coconut milk to make a gravy. Cook until the gravy turns thick.
  13. 25

    Serve chicken masala hot with steamed rice, roti, sliced onion wedges and lemon.

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