1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Half cup curd
1 tbsp coriander powder
Juice of a lemon
Salt to taste
3 cardomom pods
5 star anise petals
5 black pepper corns
2 big tomatoes(chopped)
A piece of ginger
3 garlic cloves
2 green chillies (half slit)
1 tsp tomato puree
1/2 tsp red chilli powder + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
An onion (thinly sliced)
1tsp ghee + 1 tbsp oil
Marinate chicken pieces with first six ingredients.
Cover & keep in the refrigerator for an hour.
Dry roast the spices & ground to fine powder.
Heat oil in a pan & fry onions to light golden brown.
Add green chillies , ginger+ garlic paste & few curry leaves.
Fry for a while & then add chilli powder,turmeric powder & tomato puree.
Then add marinated chicken pieces & mix.
Fry till chicken turns light brown.
Add water, cover & cook for a while.
When cooked, add ground spice mix.
Remove from fire
Heat oil & ghee in a pan .
Fry onions to light golden brown & add to the chicken curry
Garnish with coriander leaves & serve with rice / any type of bread.