Sunday, November 02nd, 2008 | Author:


  • Chicken 500 grams (1 lbs)
  • Onions 1 cups; fine, small pieces
  • Tomatoes 1 cups; finely chopped
  • Ginger 1 inch piece
  • Garlic 6 cloves ground into fine paste
  • Fennel 1 tsp crushed
  • Pepper 3 tsp crushed
  • Curry leaves
  • Cilantro


  1. Add ½ cup oil to pan and add the crushed fennel and fry lightly
  2. Add curry leaves and immediately add ginger & garlic paste and stir for a few seconds
  3. Add onions and fry till lightly browned
  4. Add tomatoes and try till it’s brown
  5. Add the chicken and a little bit of salt and fry for a few minutes
  6. Add chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, half the pepper powder and stir for a minute
  7. Add salt and 4 cups water and cook covered in slow fire
  8. When the gravy thickens add the rest of the pepper powder and stir for a minute
  9. Turn off the stove and garnish with cilantro
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2 Responses

  1. 1

    What are curry leaves?


  2. 2

    The leaves of a herbal tree used extensively in Asian countries to add flavor to dishes. They have lots of iron, good for eye-sight, digestion and overall well-being. Please check for further details.

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