Saturday, December 29, 2012

Creamy chicken masala

Creamy chicken masala


Chicken                     - 1 kg
salt                             - to taste
turmeric                     -1/2 tsp
whole garam              - to temper
coriander powder       -1 tbsp
kasoorimethi              - 1 tsp
oil                               -1 tbsp
heavy cream               -1/4 cup

for grinding:

Onion                       - 1
tomato                      - 3
Pudhina/mint            - 1/4 cup
green chillies            - 6-8
ginger                       - 1/2 inch
garlic                        - 4
fennelseeds/sombu  - 1/2 tsp


  • In a blender grind the ingredients given for grinding into a fine paste.
  • In a kadai/heavy bottomed pan heat oil and temper with whole garam.

  • Add the ground paste to it.

  • Once it starts bubbling add salt,turmeric and coriander powder.and kasoori methi.

  • Cook until the masala shrinks and oil oozes out.

  • Now add the chicken and desired salt(for chicken)and cover it with a lid.

  • cook until chicken gets cooked(chicken gets cooked in its own water)

  • Open the lid and pour the heavy cream and stir well.Add water if necessary

  • Serve with Rice/Chapathi

Serves  4

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