Masala Chicken

Masala Chicken


=>  1 1/4 kilograms washed & dried chicken
=>  1/2 cup curry leaves
=>  1 teaspoon salt
=>  2 inches ginger
=>  3/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
=>  1 teaspoon peppercorns
=>  3 tablespoon coriander powder
=>  3/4 cup water
=>  2 teaspoon poppy seed paste
=>  5 tablespoon refined oil
=>  2 cup minced tomato
=>  1 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
=>  1 tablespoon garlic flakes
=>  1 teaspoon cumin seeds
=>  1 tablespoon chilli powder
=>  1/2 teaspoon powdered turmeric
=>  1/2 cup grated coconut

Directions:Masala Chicken

  • For preparing this chicken recipe, clean and wash the chicken three-four times and drain. Keep this cleaned chicken aside and make a paste of 2 pieces of ginger, garlic, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and black peppercorn.
  • Then take chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and a quarter cup of water. Grind them all and make a paste of it. Now grind together grated fresh coconut and poppy seeds and make a fine paste of them.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker, fry onions till they turn golden brown. Then add curry leaves and salt, mix in the ginger-garlic spice paste and fry for three minutes.
  • Now add chilli-coriander-turmeric powder paste. Mix thoroughly and add the chicken pieces. Fry for five minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and fry for another five minutes with one and a half cups of water and cook for about 10-15 minutes.
  • When the chicken is tender, mix in the coconut-poppy seed paste and cook over medium heat for five minutes.
  • Finally, add coriander leaves, mix well and remove from heat. Serve it hot with butter naan and raita.



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