Chicken Masala

1 kg chicken
some turmeric to rub over the chicken
2 big onions
1 big tomato
1/2 cup dry coconut (grated)
Whole garam masala (4 cloves, 4 pepper, small piece of cinnamon, 2 cardamon, 2 tsp caraway seeds)
8-10 garlic cloves
1 inch ginger
red chilli powder as required
salt as per taste
coriander for garnishing
5 tsp ghee (clarified butter) for making the paste
3 tsp ghee for cooking
Some water for making the gravy of the chicken
De skin chicken, clean it, poke the chicken with a knife and rub some turmeric over it, leave it aside for an hr. 
In a cooking pan add ghee and the whole spices saute for 10 sec, add the chopped garlic and ginger, saute for 1 min.
Now add the sliced onion, fry then until they turn brown, add the tomatoes and cook them until soft.  add the  grated coconut, red chilli powder. turn off the gas.
Blend this into a smooth paste.
Take a deep cooking pot add 3 tsp of ghee and when it becomes hot, add the paste chicken, salt, water as desired (Don't make it too watery). cook it on simmer until the chicken is tender and thoroughly cooked.
Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot.


  1. Hey soni!

    i made chicken masala for my husband's bday and he loveeeeddd itt!!

    thanks for sharing such wonderful recipes.

    Keep up the good work!!


  2. thanks radhika, am glad Anil liked it!


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