Saturday, 22 July 2017

Indian Chicken Masala Recipe by Lalit Kumar | Spicy Indian Chicken Gravy Recipes

Chicken Masala in Red Spicy Gravy Recipe


250 gm boneless chicken pieces
2 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
2 tablespoon yogurt / curd/ dahi
1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon jeera powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
6-7 garlic cloves
6-7 whole Kashmiri Red chilies
2 tablespoon oil
Few fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
Salt to taste


1.Rinse the chicken pieces in water for 2-3 times and then put them

in a big bowl.

2.Add all the spices, such as 1 teaspoon kashmiri red chili powder,

1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2

teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 teaspoon jeera powder and salt to


3.Mix it well and then add about 2 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste and

2 tablespoon yogurt.

4.Cover the chicken and Keep this marination aside at least for

30-40 minutes. You can keep the chicken in refrigerator as well.

5.Let’s start making gravy now, for that, take about 6-7 cloves of

garlic and 6-7 whole Kashmiri red chilies. Put them in grinder and

add about 4-5 tablespoon of water. Grind into a smooth paste and

keep aside.

6.Now heat 2 tablespoon of oil in a pan and add marinated chicken

mixture. Cook the chicken for 2-3 minutes on medium flame. Cover

the pan with lid and cook the chicken on low flame for about 7-8

minutes and in between stir occasionally in every 2-3 minutes, so

that chicken should not get burnt.

7.Add prepared Spicy Red Gravy and mix it well. Cover the pan again

with lid and cook it further for 3-4 minutes on low flame, till the

gravy thickens and raw flavor goes away.

8.When the gravy is little dried, check if chicken is cooked

properly or not. If its undercooked, add some water and cook it for

few more minutes on low flame. Please note, chicken will keep

cooking further for few minutes even after you have switched off

gas, so don’t overcook your chicken.

9.While cooking this chicken dish, keep checking the chicken,

because sometimes it takes more time and sometimes it takes less

time to cook. Normally boneless chicken pieces gets cooked in 20


10.Cook till the chicken pieces are soft and you get the desired

gravy consistency.When you are sure chicken is properly cooked add

some fresh chopped Coriander Leaves and cook it further with

covered lid for 1-2 minutes on low flame.

11.Chicken Masala with Red and Spicy Gravy is now ready. Turn off

the gas and cover the pan with lid for 2-3 minutes before serving.

This will help chicken and gravy settle down which will give you

better flavors.

12.Chicken Masala with Red & Spicy Gravy is ready to serve with

Roti or Steamed Rice.

Adjust the spices according to your choice. If you want, you can

add some water for a gravy consistency. If you do not have

coriander leaves in your hand, then add a bit of kasuri methi for

the flavor.


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