Chicken Masala

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  • Chicken – 1/2 kg
  • Potato – 2 big
  • Onion – 2 big
  • Ginger-garlic-green chilly paste – 1 tbsp
  • Tomato – 1 medium
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp chopped
  • Lemon – 1/2
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Tej patta – 2 no.s
  • Oil –  2 tbsp
  • Salt – As per taste


In a bowl, take chicken, salt,turmeric powder 1/2 tsp, pepper powder, lemon juice and mix well. Keep it in freeze for marination for 1/2 hour.

Cut potato into cubes. Chop the onion, tomato finely.In a pan heat oil. Add a pinch of salt and turmeric powder.  Fry the potato cubes till golden brown colour. Remove the cubes and keep aside. In the same pan, add little more oil. Add tej patta. Now add chopped onion and fry till translucent. Add ginger-garlic-chilly paste and saute till rawness of the masala goes off. Now add chopped tomato, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and cook till tomato becomes soft. Now add marinated chicken into the pan and mix properly. Cook for 5 minutes. Now add the fried potato cubes into it, mix well and cook in medium flame till the chicken is done.Switch off the flame.

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and garam masala above the curry and cover for some time. Serve hot with steamed rice or pulao or roti.

Note: If you want gravy, add water of your desired quantity after adding potatos.


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