Sunday, May 24, 2015



1 chicken
1/2 salt  or to taste
3/4th cup ghee
3-4  onions (chopped)
2 flakes garlic (crushed)
2 cups  plain yogurt
1 1/2 th cups water
2 tbsp lemon juice


5 cloves
1 brown cardamom
12 black peppercorns
2 pieces cinnamon stick
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chili powder


 1 tsp garam masala powder
 250 gms tomatoes (peeled & halved)
 1  onion (chopped and fried)


1.Cut the chicken into pieces.
2.Mix the salt and lemon juice and rub all over the chicken. Set aside for 30 minutes.
3.Heat the ghee in a deep pan and add the cloves,brown cardamon,black peppercorns and cinnamon stick
4.Stir well then add the chicken, onion ,garlic ,ground ginger,tumernic powder and red chili powder.
5.Cook gently for 15 minutes, stirring continuously.Add the curd / yogurt and stir for 5 minutes over a low heat
6. Add the water, cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes,  until the chicken is tender.
7.Sprinkle the top with garam masala powder, arrange the tomatoes around the dish and cover with the onion.

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