Prep time-30min

Cooking time-35min



1 kg chicken

1 cup curd(sweet or plain)

3 big onions( cut into halves)

2-3 big tomatoes( cut into halves)

1-inch ginger

8-10 cloves garlic

8 cardamoms, 8 cloves and 1 inch cinnamon

2-3 green chillies

1 tsp pepper powder

1 tsp sugar

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1tbsp butter

2 tbsp kasurimethi

Salt to taste

Oil for frying



  • Marinate the chicken with curd, salt and pepper powder for 30min.
  • In a pan heat 1tbsp oil and shallow fry together-onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, chillies, and whole spices.
  • Let it cool and then blend all these fried items in a blender into a thick puree.
  • Heat oil in a pan/ wok, and fry the marinated chicken for 10-15min.
  • After the chicken dries up half of its marinated watery part, add the blended mixture.
  • Let it cook for 10min and then add little sugar, cumin, and coriander powder.
  • Add kasurimethi after 10 min.
  • Add little water if the chicken dries up . ( as per need)
  • Lastly, add little butter before turning off the gas.