Spicy Chicken Masala
Spicy Chicken Masala is a tasty and unique dish with a rich masala gravy coating on the fried chicken pieces. This is an exotic chicken preparation with the richness and flavor of cashews. Chicken pieces are marinated with a yogurt mixture before deep frying. The spicy rich masala gravy penetrate well into the soft succulent chicken pieces. Spicy Chicken Masala is one of the tastiest of chicken preparations that go well as a side dish with almost anything. The dish is easy to prepare with readily available ingredients. Chicken is rich in protein and nutritious with vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Servings Prep Time
4people 40minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 40minutes
  • Chicken – 1kg
  • Onions(sliced thin, big) – 4nos
  • Tomato(cut into pieces, medium) – 2nos
  • Cashews – 5nos
  • Yoghurt/curd – 2tbsp
  • Ginger Paste – 1tsp
  • Garlic paste – 2tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 2tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1tsp
  • Coriander powder 1tbsp
  • Pepper powder 1tsp
  • Cumin powder(Jeerakam) – 1/2tsp
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) – 1small
  • Cloves(Grambu) – 3nos
  • Salt(As reqd) –
  • Oil(As reqd) –
  • Coriander leaves (for garnishing) –
  1. Marinate the chicken with little chilly powder, turmeric powder, yoghurt and salt for 30 mins.
  2. Heat oil in a big pan.
  3. Add curry leaves, cinnamon, cloves and cumin and fry for a min.
  4. Add onions and fry, till they turn brown.
  5. Add the ginger and garlic paste and saute.
  6. Add tomatoes and fry, until they blend well.
  7. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and pepper powder and fry for 2 mins.
  8. Switch off the flame and let it cool.
  9. Add the cashews and the above sauteed mixture into a blender or mixer grinder.
  10. Grind them into a fine paste adding enough water.
  11. Heat some oil in the same pan.
  12. Fry the marinated chicken for 5 mins.
  13. Add the spice paste onto the chicken.
  14. Cover and cook, until the chicken is done.
  15. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
Recipe Notes

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