Chicken Masala - Chettinad
Chicken Masala is a delightfully simple Indian dish , which is bursting full of color and flavor...! This is an all time favorite among chicken lovers. The recipe is quite easy to make with spicy ingredients. It makes a elegant side dish with rice or naan ( Indian breads ) and makes for a yummy family meal or special occasion. Here goes the easy & tasty recipe..!
Chicken - ½ kg
Oil - 3 tbsp
Turmeric pwd - ½ tsp
Red chilly pwd - 1 tsp
Pepper pwd - 1 ½ tsp
Onion - 2
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Tomato - 2
Cumin pwd - ¼ tsp
Cinnamon stick - 1
Chicken broth - ¼ cup
Garam masala pwd - 1 tsp
Fresh lemon juice - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh cilantro leaves
Chop chicken to pieces.
Add oil in a fry pan and heat it.
Add salt, turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd and pepper pwd.
Give a quick stir and add the chicken pieces.
Brown it in the masala spice, for few minutes.
Remove and keep aside.
Add chopped onion.
Sauté until tender.
Add ginger garlic paste and sauté further.
Make sure there is enough oil, so that nothing sticks to fry pan.
Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they form a sauce ( 3 to 4 mins )
Now add cumin pwd, cinnamon stick, chicken broth and chicken.
Add ¼ cup water and combine.
Cover and simmer until the chicken is cooked.
Stir in the garam masala pwd.
Remove from flame.
Add a tsp of lemon juice and mix.
Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro leaves.
Serve hot with roti, naan, chapatti, paratha or white rice.
Enjoy the delicious taste of spicy chicken masala..!