Monday, December 5, 2011

Chicken Masala Recipe

Chicken masala  recipe in dry style is a famous dish in restaurants and hotels of south India served as a side dish in lunch and dinner menu. Chicken masala is prepared by marinating the chicken with a blend of spices for few hours and cover cooked in a sauce pan with less amount of oil and sprinkling some water several times. Turmeric, ginger and garlic in this chicken masala adds some medicinal properties to the dish and makes it a healthy chicken masala dish. This simple and easy to cook recipe tastes awesome with rice, biryani, pulao, roti, chapathi,etc. Try this simple chicken masala recipe at home and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Chicken                                                                500 gm
Cumin                                                                   3 gm
Red chillies (remove seeds)                                   5 no
Ginger                                                                  5 gm
Coriander seeds                                                  5 gm
Turmeric                                                              2 gm
Garlic                                                                  3 flakes
Vinegar                                                              1/2 cup
Coriander Leaves                                              1 spring.
Salt                                                                     to taste
Fat                                                                      for frying


1. Grind coriander, chillies, turmeric, ginger, garlic and cumin together with salt and vinegar.
2. Clean and joint chicken. Mix well with the ground ingredients. Allow to stand for one hour.
3. Fry in 2 tablespoon fat, sprinkle water and cook covered till chicken is tender and there is no gravy.
4. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and slice of Tomatoes. Serve hot.

Note: If the chicken is tender use juice of 1 lemon instead of Vinegar.


First Indian plate after two weeks in India. Just great (I just added a little bit of cardamom and joghurt in the gravy)

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