Thursday, August 12, 2010


(Serves 4)

  • Chicken: 500grams
  • Onions: 1 large, finely chopped
  • Tomatoes: 3 medium, chopped
  • Coriander seeds: 2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds: 2 tablespoons
  • Black peppercorns: 4-6
  • Ginger: 2 inch
  • Garlic: 10-12
  • Whole dry red chillies: 8
  • Oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Fresh coriander leaves: for garnishing
  • Salt: to taste


Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds and black peppercorns and grind into a powder. 
Grind red chillies, ginger and garlic into a smooth paste. 


Heat oil in a kadai, add onions and sauté till lightly browned. Add the coarsely ground spices and the red chilli-ginger-garlic paste and continue to sauté for three to four minutes. Add tomatoes and salt and continue to sauté till the tomatoes become soft. Add chicken and half a cup of water and stir. Cover and cook over medium heat till the chicken is done. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


  1. Hey ..tried this recipe ...came out really well..thanks a lot for sharing :)