Chicken Masala

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Time30 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

Chicken is one of the most popular proteins used throughout the world. It is also very versatile and goes well with Indian spices. The simplest Punjabi dish in Indian cuisine is the Chicken Masala. This Main Course dish is simpler than the Chicken Tikka Masala and takes comparatively less time to prepare too. This aromatic curry is a delectable blend of spices and tender chicken breasts. It is a p

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre271 Cal271 Cal271 Cal271 Cal
  • 24gProtein
  • 13gFat
  • 12gCarbs
  • 15gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

1.75 units

Watermelon Seeds

Watermelon Seeds

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.75 teaspoons

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

0.75 teaspoons

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

1 teaspoon

Salt

Salt

0.5 teaspoons

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder

1 pinch

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

1 pinch

Fruits & Vegetables

Onion

Onion

0.5 cups

Tomato

Tomato

0.25 cups

Menu Item

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

1 teaspoon

Ginger Garlic Paste

Ginger Garlic Paste

2.25 teaspoons

Poultry

Chicken Breasts

Chicken Breasts

1 unit

Other

Water

Water

1 teaspoon

Jeera Powder

Jeera Powder

1 pinch

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

2 leafs

Directions

1Soak Cashew and Magaz for 1 hour.
2Boil the soaked Cashew and Magaz in Water. Cool it down.
3Once cooled, add to the blender and make paste out of it.
4In a pan, add Ginger Garlic paste and sauté till Golden Brown.
5Add chopped Onion and sauté till nicely Brown.
6Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and sauté.
7Add chopped Tomato and Tomato Puree. Cook till mushy and Gravy becomes thick.
8Keep the Onion Tomato Masala aside for later use.
9Dice the Chicken Breast and marinate with Ginger Garlic Paste, Salt, Turmeric Powder and Red Chilli Powder.
10Heat Oil in a pan. Add Ginger Garlic Paste and sauté till Golden Brown.
11Add Chopped Onion and sauté till Golden Brown.
12Add Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder, Garam Masala and sauté.
13Add Onion Tomato Masala, Cashew Magaz Paste and cook well for sometime.
14Add Marinated Chicken and cook for sometime.
15Take out in a bowl and garnish with chopped Coriander. Serve Hot.

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