June 28, 2012

Chicken Masala - Kerala Style

Ingredients :

Section A :

2 Onions, sliced
5 Garlic pods
Small piece of Ginger
2 Green chillies
1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 Tbsp Chilli powder
1/2 Tbsp Chicken masala powder
Handful of Curry leaves
1 Tomato,sliced
3 Tbsp Oil ( I used vegetable oil, for authentic flavor use coconut oil)
Salt to taste

Section B :

250 Gms Chicken
1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 Tsp Chicken masala powder
1 Tsp Chilli powder
Salt to taste


Add all section B ingredients in a pressure cooker with little water and cook for 2 whistle.
Remove and keep aside.

Heat oil in a kadai and add curry leaves, fry them and add the sliced onions.
Fry the onions till light brown colour.
Meanwhile, chop green chillies, garlic and ginger in a food processor or chop them very fine.
Add this to the fried onion and saute well.
Now add turmeric powder, chilli powder, chicken masala powder and salt.
Mix well and add sliced tomato.
Cook for 2 minutes and add the cooked chicken along with water.
Simmer for 3 - 4 minutes and remove from flame.
Serve with hot rice.

Linking this recipe with Master Chef Contest" @ Divya's Page

 Kerala Kitchen  hosted by Julie @  Erivum Puliyum



  1. Fingerlicking masala,salivating here.

  2. Delicious chicken curry,makes me hungry.

  3. Very delicious n yummy tempting chicken!!
    Thanx for linking it to the event:-)
    Ongoing Events at(Erivum Puliyum)-
    1. The Kerala Kitchen(June'12)

    2.EP Series-Basil OR Cardamom

  4. hmmm.yummy ..looks rich and authentic Priya.

  5. very delicious preparation n the chicken masala looks too tempting!!
    Spicy Treats

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