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2 February, 2016

Dhaba style Chicken Masala Gravy

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Date – 24.1.2016

Preparation time – 15mins

Making time – 60 mins

Serve – 4-5

Cup size – 220 ml

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Ingredients

Chicken – 1 kg (with bone)

Onion – 4 -5 (finely chopped)

Ginger-garlic – 3-4 tbsp (crushed or paste)

Tomato – 2 (make paste)

Malai or cream – 3 – 4 tbsp

Lemon – 1

Red chilly powder – 1 tsp

Kashmiri red chilly powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric – ½ tsp

Coriander powder – 3-4 tsp

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Oil/ghee – ¼ cup or some more

Salt – as per taste

Water – 1 cup or for more gravy add some more

Coriander leaves

Whole garam masala

Bay leaf – 1

Black cardamon – 2-3

Green cardamom – 4-5

Clove – 4-5

Whole black pepper/kalimirch – 6-7

Cinnamon stick – 1 inch

Cumin seed – 1 tsp

 

Method

 

Finely chop onions and keep aside.

Heat oil or ghee in a pan add ingredients under ‘whole garam masala’ and let crackle.

Now add finely chopped onion and whole red chilly, stir and saute them till onion turn translucent.

Now add ginger-garlic (paste or crushed), fry till raw smell goes off.

Add red chilly, kashmiri red chilly, turmeric, coriander and garam masala powders.

Fry for few seconds.

Add tomato paste, stir till oil separates from the masala.

Add cream/malai, stir and saute till again oil separates from the masala.

Add chicken pieces and fry them with masala for 5 mins.

After 5 mins add salt and lemon juice, stir and cover the chicken with lid and let it cook at simmer for 15 mins. Stir in between.

After 15 mins add 1 cup (for more gravy add more water) of water and cook chicken at simmer until its gets

tender.

Chicken masala gravy (dhaba style) is ready.

Serve it with chapati, naan, tandoori roti or rice.

In Short

 

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These are the whole garam masalas

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Heat oil , add whole garam masala

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Add whole red chilly and chopped onion

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Saute till translucent

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Add ginger garlic paste, fry till raw smell goes off

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Add red chilly, kashmiri red chilly, turmeric, coriander and garam masala powder, fry for some time

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Add tomato paste, fry till oil separates

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Add cream/malai

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fry till oil separates

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Add chicken

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Fry chicken with masala for 5 mins

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Add salt

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Add lemon juice

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Stir nicely

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Put the lid and cook chicken over simmer for about 15 mins, open in between and stir

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Now add water

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Put The lid and cook till chicken gets tender

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Add coriander leaves and switch off the flame

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Dhaba style is ready

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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