Monday, November 28, 2011

Simple Chicken Masala

Chicken: 900gms
Onion: 2
Tomato: 2 big
Chilli powder: 2 tbsp (or as needed)
Ginger paste: 2 tbsp
Garlic paste: 1 tbsp
Garam masala powder: ¾ tsp
Curry leaf: few
Coriander leaves: 1 string
Salt: needed
Coconut oil: 2 tbsp
Shallots: 3
Method of Preparation
Cut chicken into pieces. Wash and keep aside.
Grind tomato into paste.
In a cooking pot add sliced onion, ginger garlic paste, tomato paste, curry leaves, salt, chilli powder, garam masala and 1 tbsp coconut oil.
Mix well with hand. Then add the chicken pieces and mix well.
If necessary add ½ cup water.
Keep on flame and close with a lid.
When boil, sim the flame. Stir frequently.
Cook until chicken is done and gravy becomes dry.
Switch off the flame
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and add chopped shallots, when it turns brown add curry leaves.
Transfer this to prepared chicken. Garnish with coriander leaves
Serve hot.


Priya dharshini said...

Nice recipe on roasted chicken...Luv ur editing style

Sumee said...

Looks yummy.. and such a simple recipe, it's l;ike one of the slow cooker recipes. very nice

Vineetha Sush said...

Easy and yummy.

Christy gerald said...

Easy to make and tasty Chicken Masala Dear.Useful post.Luv it.

Asha said...


Unknown said...

:-), I just finished preparing the same dish now. Waiting for hubby to eat. Love your platter. Yummmm

divya said...

Slurp,finger-licking it.

jasna varcakovic said...

Chicken is favorite meat in my household; Your massala looks appetizing!

cookingvarieties said...

hi faseela, simple chicken, but looks so delicious..

Mélange said...

That's such a simple make as the name indicates.Yet tasty..

Priya Suresh said...

Slurp,fingerlicking chicken masala,makes me hungry.

Aarthi said...

good one..

Sudha said...

Yumm yumm yumm - looks lovely and awesome color!I was wondering if I could substitute the coconut oil with mustard oil? Just that I'm not too fond of the pungency in the coconut oil.Will it yield the same results?Will give this a try pretty soon:)

Sidra Amjed said...

Wow !!
this looks amazing !!!! :)

LinsFood said...

This looks fantastic and so easy to make too! xx