Chicken Curry or Chicken Masala is cooked in varity of ways in Indian Sub-Continent.

I am going to share with you one of my own style of making chicken masala.



Chicken – 500gm
Onion – 4 finely sliced
Tomato – 1 finely sliced
Green chili – 3-4
Ginger garlic paste – 1 Tbsp
Oil – 4-5 tbsp
Clove – 5-6
Cinnamon – 1
Bay leaf – 2
Green Cardamom – 2
Black Cardamom – 1
Chicken masala powder – 2Tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tbsp
Garam masala powder – 1/2tbsp
Coriander powder – 1 + 1/2 Tbsp
Red chilli powder – 1Tbsp
Salt to taste
Water as required – 1 + 1/2 cup

Preparation Method:

  1. Heat oil in a Kadhai. When oil is hot, add whole garam masala.
  2. When Masala gets splutter add Sliced onions, green chillies.

    Make sure that whole garam masala doesn’t get over cooked or burn in oil

  3. Saute for 2-3 minutes now add Ginger garlic paste.
  4. When onion gets slightly brown add Chicken pieces. Mix well and again cook for around 7 minutes.
  5. Now add Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder, Garam Masala, Chicken Masala.
  6. Mix well and let it cook for 5 minutes.
  7. When masala gets cooked add Sliced Tomatoes.
  8. Mix well and let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
  9. When Tomato gets soften add water and let it simmer for 8 – 10 minutes until gravy gets thicken.

    By this time chicken should be properly cooked.

  10. Serve Hot with Chapati or Rice.

Chicken Masala if cooked in Soil pot, just tastes fabulous.