15 October, 2015
Chicken Masala Gravy
Today I am showing an authentic and north indian style chicken gravy which is my friends favorite. It can be eaten with indian roti, rice ,naan or chapatis. In this chicken gravy I have used whole garam masala which has given this gravy a nice flavor.
Pre time – 20 mins
Cook time – 55 mins
Type – main course
Cuisine – north indian
Serve – 3 -4
Chicken – 750 g (cleaned and cut into curry pieces)
Onion – 1(chopped)
Tomato – 1 big
Bay leaf – 1-2
Green cardamon – 2-3
Black cardamon – 2-3
Clove – 4-5
Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
Curd – 2 tbsp
Garam masala – 1 tsp
Salt – as per taste
Oil – 6 -7 tbsp or as require
Water – ½ to ¾ cup
Coriander leaves – for garnishing
FOR MAKING PASTE
Onion – 4 medium
Ginger – 1 inch
Garlic – 8 – 10
Green chilly – 1
Cumin/jeera – 2 tsp
Dry coriander seeds – 1 tbsp
Take ingredients under (for making paste) in a big blender and make fine paste. Keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan or kadai, put bay leaf, green cardamon, black cardamon, cloves and cinnamon stick, let them crackle.
Now add chopped onion, fry the onion till it becomes translucent, then add red chilly, turmeric and coriander powder. Fry for a minute.
Now add blended paste, stir and fry this paste till its leave oil from the corner.
Add chicken pieces, stir and fry the chicken for 5-7 minutes in medium flame.
Now add chopped tomato and salt, stir and cover the pan or kadai with the lid, let the chicken cook in tomato juice for 5-7 minutes in low flame.
After 7 minutes open the lid add curd, stir, add water and garam masala, again cover with lid and cook till chicken gets soft and cooked. It will take about 8 – 10 minutes.
When chicken gets cooked add fresh chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
Now chicken gravy is ready, serve hot with naan, chapati or rice.
Grind ingredients under for making paste
Heat oil, add bay leaf, green cardamon, black cardamon, cinnamon and cloves
Now add chopped onion
Red chilly, turmeric and coriander pwdr
Add grinded paste
Mix chicken with masala, fry for 5-7 mins
Add tomato and salt, mix well
Cover with the lid, cook for 5-7 mins
Add curd and mix
Add water and garam masala mix
Cover with the lid and cook till chicken gets cook
Garnish with the coriander