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Bhuna Masala Chicken Recipe

Bhuna Masala Chicken is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 3 Onions
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • Chicken masala powder (any brand) - as desired.
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • oil as required for frying and sauting
  • salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Bhuna Masala Chicken:

    1. Cut the chicken into small pieces and marinate them with chicken masala powder, salt and lemon juice.
    2. Allow them to sit for an hour or so.
    3. After an hour, fry the marinated chicken pieces till brown.
    4. Chop onions and tomatoes finely.
    5. Saute chopped onions with oil in a kadai till light brown in colour.
    6. Add tomatoes to it.
    7. After few minutes, add chicken masala powder and salt to it.
    8. Once the onion and tomatoes mixture turns brown , add water as desired and let it boil.
    9. Add the fried chicken pieces to the onion and tomato mixture and allow the water to simmer.
    10. Wait till the water evaporates to form a thick gravy and remove it from the heat.
    11. If you woud like the chicken to be dry, allow water to evaporate fully.
    12. Garnish the chicken fry with coriander (cilantro) leaves.
    13. Goes well with chappati and rice.


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