Chicken Changezi


A chicken 
11/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 cup curd

Salt to taste
2 onions(sliced)
2 tomatoes (chopped)
10 almonds
8 cashew nuts
2 bay leaves
4 cloves
A black cardomom

3 green cardomom pods
5 star anise petals
A piece of ginger
3 garlic cloves
Coriander leaves
Garam masala
Marinate chicken pieces with  first four ingredients.

Cover & keep in the refrigerator for an hour.
Heat oil in a pan & fry sliced onions to light golden brown.
Then & add nuts & fry for a while. 
Add chopped tomatoes & fry till mashed.
Remove from fire& set aside to cool.
Blend to a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan & fry all the spices. 
Then add ginger + garlic paste.

Fry for a while & then add marinated chicken pieces & mix.
Fry till chicken turns light brown.
Then add blended masala & mix well.

Add water, cover & cook for a while.
When cooked, remove from fire.

Garnish with coriander leaves & garam masala .
Serve with rice / any type of bread.

Courtesy @ Yummy Indian Kitchen