Spicy Chicken Masala


1/2 kg chicken, cut into pieces
2 onions, thinly sliced
2-3 green chillies, slit
2 tsp ginger-garlic, crushed
1 tomato, chopped
3 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste
3 tbsp oil


  1. In a pan, add the cleaned chicken pieces and cook it with 2 tsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt adding about 2 cups of water till done and the water almost evaporates. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add thinly sliced onion and green chillies and saute till soft.
  3. Add crushed ginger-garlic and saute till the raw smell disappears.
  4. Add chopped tomato to this and cook till soft.
  5. Then add 1 tsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, garam masala and salt and saute till oil appears on top.
  6. Add the cooked chicken pieces along with its gravy and mix well.
  7. Add chopped coriander leaves and cook it for another 5 minutes on low flame till the masala is well coated with chicken pieces.
  8. Remove from the flame and serve hot with pathiri, neer dosa etc..

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