Restaurant Style Chicken Gravy


Restaurant Style Chicken Gravy is an easy to cook chicken dish sure to be loved by all chicken lovers. In Indian restaurants, you would definitely have tasted some versions of this delicious chicken gravy. The dish is much different from complex varieties such as Butter Chicken or Chicken Tikka Masala although it may look similar. Termed a ‘basic’ dish, Restaurant Style Chicken Gravy has intense flavors and aroma. The dish is a combination of Indian spices blended well and perfect with the chicken pieces. Chicken pieces are sautéed and cooked well in a thick flavorful tomato masala. As you cook down the dish, making it almost semi dry, you can observe the flavorful masala well coated on the chicken pieces. The masala gets intense and very aromatic. This is a common chicken curry dish prepared in Indian households and restaurants. You can adjust the spiciness as per requirements. Usually kids prefer mild dishes.

What makes Restaurant Style Chicken Gravy unique and special is the pureed tomato mixture instead of simply dicing and cooking with tomato chunks. The pureed form has much more refinement and more effort is required to caramelize and saute the pureed form thereby making the flavors well intensified. Pureed cashews in the dish lend to the rich and creamy texture that makes the dish very appealing to behold. No store bought chicken masala powders are required for the dish. This is an authentic dish and do remember to comment below if you have liked the dish. Chicken is nutritious, rich in protein and other vital nutrients required for body. Growing up kids exert a lot in physical activities and hence they need protein rich foods for a healthy body. You can discover a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy Restaurant Style Chicken Gravy with your family.

Restaurant Style Chicken Gravy

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 People



  • Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion in it. Saute for 4-5 minutes.
  • In the mean time, take a blender jar and add diced tomato, cashew nuts, 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilly powder and puree them.
  • When the onion turns golden brown in colour, add potato, green chilly and mix well.
  • Add the chicken, garam masala, pepper powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, kashmiri chilli powder and saute well for 5 minutes in medium flame.
  • Add the pureed tomato masala, combine well and add 1/2 cup water.
  • Bring the curry to a boil, reduce the heat, cover with a lid and let it cook on medium heat for 20-25 minutes. Uncover the pan, and cook for another 10-15 minutes till the water evaporates and the curry starts to thicken. Once the curry is ready, switch off the flame.
  • Restaurant Style Chicken Gravy is ready now. Let the curry sit for 10-15 minutes before serving. Tastes best with rotis or rice.


You can visit this link Chicken Curry With Coconut Milk. You can also visit this link Butter Chicken.
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