Andhra Chicken Masala

by ShainaSujith
Tasty & mouthwatering chicken dish..!!
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Cuisine Andhra
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken - 1 kg
  • Onions(sliced) - 2 nos
  • Ginger and garlic(minced) - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilly powder(preferably kashmir chilli powder) - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves(chopped) -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • Ghee(optional) - 1 tsp
  • Special Garam Masala: 2 tsp (recipe below) -
  • Pepper(whole) - 3 tsp
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 1 tsp
  • Green cardamon(Pachha elakka) - 10 nos
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 2 pcs
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1 tsp
  • Aniseeds(Perinjeerakam) - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds(Uluva/Methi seeds) - 1/4 tsp
  • Nutmeg(1/4 pc of the whole, Jaifal) -
Cuisine Andhra
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken - 1 kg
  • Onions(sliced) - 2 nos
  • Ginger and garlic(minced) - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilly powder(preferably kashmir chilli powder) - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves(chopped) -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • Ghee(optional) - 1 tsp
  • Special Garam Masala: 2 tsp (recipe below) -
  • Pepper(whole) - 3 tsp
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 1 tsp
  • Green cardamon(Pachha elakka) - 10 nos
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 2 pcs
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1 tsp
  • Aniseeds(Perinjeerakam) - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds(Uluva/Methi seeds) - 1/4 tsp
  • Nutmeg(1/4 pc of the whole, Jaifal) -
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Instructions
  1. Fry all the above whole masala in a hot kadai for few mins. Dont over fry them. Cool and grind coarsely (less than a fine powder consistency) Store the remaining powder for future use. We only need 2 tsp for this recipe.Clean chicken and cut into medium pieces.
  2. Marinate with turmeric and salt for 15 mins.
  3. Heat a vessel and add the oil and ghee.
  4. Add the minced ginger and garlic and fry for half a min.
  5. Add the sliced onion and fry till onion becomes soft.
  6. Add the marinated chicken, cover and cook the chicken for 5 mins.
  7. Remove the lid and cook the chicken so that not much liquid remains in the vessel.
  8. :- Evaporate most of the liquid if present.
  9. Once the chicken is cooked, add chilly powder and the special garam masala and fry for 5 mins.
  10. Add coriander leaves and fry for a min.
  11. :- Serve hot with chappati or rice.
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