11/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 cup curd
Salt to taste
2 tomatoes (chopped)
8 cashew nuts
2 bay leaves
A black cardomom
3 green cardomom pods
5 star anise petals
A piece of ginger
3 garlic cloves
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