Chicken Masala recipe, chicken masala kerala style, chicken curry with thick gravy, spicy chicken curry

Chicken Masala (Kerala Style)

Chicken Masala recipe, chicken masala kerala style, chicken curry with thick gravy, spicy chicken curry

Chicken Masala

Its December. What have you decided for this Special Month? I just love this month. Its the time of celebration, joy, Christmas, holidays……the description is endless. The best part is Christmas and of course the Christmas dinner 🙂 . We already started thinking how to celebrate it and what all to make for the special dinner. If want a gravy recipe for the main course then this is the best one. Check it out!!!!

 


Chicken Masala Recipe

 Ingredients:

  • Chicken – 500g (cut into medium pieces)
  • Onion – 2 big
  • Fennel seeds – ½ tsp
  • Tomato – 2 medium
  • Ginger  garlic paste – 3 tsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder – ¾ – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½  tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1  tsp
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Oil –  5 tbsp
  • Salt

 

To Marinate

  • Red chilli powder – ¾ – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½  tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Salt

 

Method:

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  • Mix all the ingredients to marinate. Add little water into it and make it to a paste
  • Add chicken pieces into it and mix well.
  • Add to it one sliced onion, curry leaves and 2 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook the same. (Go for 1 whistle and immediately remove the cooker from the stove)

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  • Heat oil in a pan and add splutter fennel seeds.
  • Add sliced onion and saute till it becomes brown (It takes almost 15 min for the same)

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  • Add sliced tomato and saute till it becomes soft.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute
  • Add all masala, salt and saute for a minute or two.
  • Grind the same to a smooth paste and keep it ready.

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  • To the pan add the whole contents of the cooker and bring it to boil.
  • Add the grinded masala paste to it and mix well.
  • Cook with the pan covered in medium flame for 8- 10 mins till gravy becomes thick. (It takes little time for the masala to get into the chicken pieces. Serve this curry  1 or 2 hrs after preparation)

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