Whole Chicken-2 lb or 1 kg (cut into medium sized pieces)
Yogurt-5 tbsp for marinate
Ginger-Garlic paste-2 tsp
Chopped Green chili-4(optional)
Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
Red chili powder-2 tsp(or to taste)
Coriander powder-1 tsp
Chicken curry powder-1 tsp
Lemon juice-2 tsp
Salt-4 tsp


Potato-2 medium(cut into 4 pieces)
Chopped Onion-2 large
Chopped Tomato-1 large
Ginger-Garlic paste-2tbsp
Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
Red chili powder-1 tsp(as per taste)
Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
Chicken curry masala powder-1 tsp
Whole Garam masala- 2 cardamoms, 2-3 cloves, 5-6 black peppers,1/4 tsp coriander seeds, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 1 cinnamon and 1 bay leaf, 1 star anise
Dry red chili-2
Sugar-2 tsp
Oil-4 tbsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for garnish


1-Marinate chicken with all the ingredients of marinade and refrigerate it for 3-4 hours or
2-In a pan heat 1 tbsp of oil, add potatoes and 2 of pinch salt and turmeric and fry till golden brown.Keep aside.
3-Heat remaining oil, add whole garam masala and dry red chili.When they start spluttering, add chopped onions and sugar.
4-Fry for some time until the onion turns light brown.Then add ginger garlic paste and fry till oil separates on medium heat.
5-Then add turmeric powder, chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and chicken curry powder and salt,,combine properly.
6-Then add marinate chicken and mix it well.Stir chicken for 20 mins till all the water evaporates and oil begins to appear from out of the masala.
7-Then add a cup of water, potato and tomatoes.Combine well and cover the pan  for almost 15-20 minutes on medium heat.
8- Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti(bread).
Note-If you want more spicy then you can add 4-5 green chilies(split the green chili vertically)


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