- Chicken : 500 gm
- Red chili powder : 2 tbs
- Pepper powder : 1 tbs
- turmeric powder :2 tbs
- Coriander powder: 1 tbs
- salt: as required
- Garam masala powder: 1 tbs
Onion : 6 big size ( chop into small size pieces)
Tomato : 4 nos ( chop into small pieces)
Green chilis: 5 or 6 nos ( make a paste of it)
Ginger : 3-4 medium sized pieces ( make into paste)
Garlic: 3 nos ( make into paste)
- Curry leaves:3 stems
- Mint leaves : 2 stems
- Coriander leaves :2stems
- Water : as required
- Salt: as required
- Pepper :as required
- Vinegar: 1/2 tbs ( or you can use lemon juice)
Clean the chicken properly and cut into medium sized pieces.
In a bowl add chicken pieces, add 1 tbs of ginger paste , 1 tbs of garlic paste, 1 tbs of salt, 1tbs red chili powder, 1/2 tbs turmeric powder, 1/2 tbs of pepper powder and 1/2 tbs of vinegar into it. Marinate the chicken with ingredients and keep aside for at least 1 hours.
In a pan add 4 tbs of oil, once oil become hot add remaining ginger, garlic paste, 1 stem of curry leaves and green chilies into it. Saute it and add chopped onion into it. Add one tbs of salt now and stir it well.once it onions turn it color to golden brown add chopped tomatoes into it. Mix it and cook the tomatoes. Add required amount of water( based on gravy, 1/2 or 1 cup ) into it. After 10 minutes add chicken pieces into it. cook for 10 minutes. Then add 1 tbs of red chili powder, 1/2 tbs of turmeric powder, 1 tbs of pepper powder, and 2 tbs of chicken masala power. Stir it well and cook for 15 minutes( cook the chicken well).
After 15 to 20 minutes add coriander and mint leaves. Special chicken curry ready to serve.
Tip: you can avoid chicken masala powder, instead of that increase the quantity of other powder by 1/4 spoon. Also add 1 tbs of Coriander powder .
You can add 1/2 tbs Sugar for taste adjusting once cooked the curry.