Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Spicy Chicken Curry With Chilly Garlic Sauce

This chicken curry is very easy to prepare and there is no grinding or any other complicated steps involved. The only time consuming part would be sauteing onions. Using kashmiri chilly powder is very important for this recipe because that gives the nice red color to this gravy.


Chicken small pieces(with bones) : 1 kg
Onion(thinly sliced) : 3
Garlic paste : 1 1/2 tbsp
Ginger paste : 1 1/2 tbsp
Tomatoes(chopped) : 2 big
Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
Pepper powder : 1/2 tsp
Kashmiri chilly powder : 2 tsp
Coriander powder : 1 tsp
Garam masala : 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida : a pinch
Chilly garlic sauce : 3 tbsp
Curry leaves : 2 sprigs
Oil : 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

  1. Take 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp Kashmiri chilly powder, 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste and salt in a bowl. Add cleaned chicken pieces into it and marinate for at least 1/2 hour.
  2. In a deep wok, heat oil and add sliced onion and salt. Saute until onion become translucent.
  3. Add remaining ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes.
  4. Add tomatoes, cover and cook till tomatoes become mushy. Then add all the powders and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the marinated chicken pieces to this gravy with 2tbsp of chilly garlic sauce, mix well and cook for 8-10 minutes. Mix in between so that it will not stick to the bottom. Then add 1/2 cup of water, cover and cook until the chicken completely done.
  6. Off the flame and garnish with curry leaves and chilly garlic sauce.
  7. Serve hot with Ghee Rice.

Recipe adapted from here