How to make Masala Chicken

Ingredients of Masala Chicken

  • Step 1

    For preparing this chicken recipe, clean and wash the chicken three-four times and drain. Keep this cleaned chicken aside and make a paste of 2 pieces of ginger, garlic, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and black peppercorn.

    Step 2

    Then take chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and a quarter cup of water. Grind them all and make a paste of it. Now grind together grated fresh coconut and poppy seeds and make a fine paste of them.

    Step 3

    Heat oil in a pressure cooker, fry onions till they turn golden brown. Then add curry leaves and salt, mix in the ginger-garlic spice paste and fry for three minutes.

    Step 4

    Now add chilli-coriander-turmeric powder paste. Mix thoroughly and add the chicken pieces. Fry for five minutes.

    Step 5

    Add tomatoes and fry for another five minutes with one and a half cups of water and cook for about 10-15 minutes. When the chicken is tender, mix in the coconut-poppy seed paste and cook over medium heat for five minutes.

    Step 6

    Finally, add coriander leaves, mix well and remove from heat. Serve it hot with butter naan and raita.

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