Chicken Masala Recipe
- 1 Kg chicken
- Freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 3-4 tablespoon of mustard oil
- 4-5 medium sized onions
- 2 -3 small tomatoes
- 5-6 chillis
- 1 whole ginger
- Medium sized half garlic
- 1 tablespoon of Chicken masala
- 1 tablespoon of Kashmiri lal mirch
- 1 tablespoon of garam masala
- 1 tablespoon of dhaniya powder
- 1 tablepsooon of jeera powder
- 1 tablespoon of mirch powder
- Salt as per taste
- 2-3 cloves
- 2-3 peppercorns
- 1 dalchini
- 1 biryani flower
- 1 tej patta
- 2-3 dry lal mirch
- Begin by washing and cleaning the entire chicken
- Now, add lemon juice, ginger garlic paste and chicken masala into the washed chicken pieces and marinate them for 40 -60 minutes
- Add mustard oil and let it heat
- Add cloves, peppercorns, dalchini, biryani flower, tej patta and dry lal mirch
- Begin by frying the onion which are cut into slices. Deep fry them so that they completely get marinated
- Add ginger garlic paste and fry them fully so that the sour taste and smell of ginger garlic paste evaporates
- Now, all add the powdered spices and fry for 2-3 minutes
- Add tomato and after 1 minute add keep stirring so that the masala doesn’t get stick to the pan
- Add a bit of water if the masala sticks to the bottom and give it a good fry
- Add marinated chicken pieces to the masala and give it a good mix. Cover and let the chicken cook for at least 10 minutes.
- Now, open the cover and add the marinated masala water and again give it a stir and cover and cook for another 10-15 minutes. Cooking time may vary as per the pieces and size of chicken.
- Check for the gravy and water volume. Add water accordingly.
- Check for salt also.
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