Chicken Curry with Onion-Tomato paste
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Serves: 4-5
A spicy chicken curry made with a base of raw onions and tomato.
  • ½ kg chicken
  • 1 and ½ cups onion
  • 1 cup tomato
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 tea spn garam masala
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1 tea spn chilli powder(optional)
  • 4 cloves
  • 2" cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cardamom
  • 2 tea spns ginger-garlic paste
  • A pinch turmeric
  • 4-5 strands coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • Oil
  1. Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, a little salt and 2 tbl spn yogurt to chicken pieces and keep it aside for 30mins.
  2. Heat a little oil and add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamom. When a nice aroma starts coming, add ¾ cup onions, 1 tea spn ginger-garlic paste to it and fry till translucent.
  3. Now add the chicken and fry for few minutes. add garam masala and salt. Mix well.
  4. Make a paste of ¾ cup onion, green chillies, tomato to a paste and add it to chicken pieces, mix well.
  5. Beat the yogurt well and pour it in chicken. If necessary, add the red chilli powder.
  6. Cover and let it cook till chicken is completely done (you can cook in pressure cooker, I just cook on stovetop).
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves(optional). Serve hot.
Recipe by Aayis Recipes at