Spicy Chicken Gravy

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

What better a way to transform your hearty Sunday lunch into a real treat with some amazingly cooked spicy chicken gravy? Served with rice, rotis, and parathas, spicy chicken gravy is something every chicken lover loves.

Making this recipe is simple enough. First of all, aniseed, cinnamon sticks, cloves, coriander leaves, chillies, garlic, ginger and onion need to be ground and kept aside. The tomatoes, on the other hand, need to be ground separately. Next, in the cooker, fry onions in heated oil until they turn golden brown before adding the delicious masala that you ground earlier. Then, add the ground tomatoes puree and stir continuously for about 5-6 minutes.

Add salt, lemon, chicken masala, turmeric powder, and coriander powder to this mixture. Next, add the chicken pieces and cook for about half an hour and serve with rotis or rice. Yum!

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

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  • 1 kg - chicken, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 8 - red chillies
  • 2 - onion (medium size)
  • 1.5 inch piece ginger
  • 1 - garlic (full)
  • Coriander leaves - handful
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 7 -cloves
  • 1 - cinnamon stick (small)
  • 1 tbsp - aniseed
  • 2 - tomato (small size)
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 - lemon
  • 1 tsp - chicken masala
  • salt to taste

How to Make Spicy Chicken Gravy

  • Grind onion, ginger, garlic, chillies, coriander leaves, cloves, cinnamon stick, aniseed and keep aside.
  • Grind the tomato separately.
  • In a cooker, pour a little oil and fry onions till golden brown, then add the ground masala.
  • Then add tomatoes and stir for 5-6 mins.
  • To this mixture, add coriander powder, turmeric powder, chicken masala, lemon and salt.
  • Add chicken pieces and cook for 25 mins.
  • Serve.