Masala Chicken

Total Time
10 mins
45 mins

Another of my Indian cooking class tutor's recipes. I have a grinder so grind the seeds to make powder as stated, otherwise using store-brought powder is fine. With the chicken, you can easily substitute boneless.

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  1. Heat oil in a large pan and saute garlic, onion, ginger and cumin seeds for about 2 or 3 minutes, taking care that nothing burns.
  2. Add chicken, mix well and fry for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Add coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric and chili powder (if using) and saute for about 3 minutes. Cover and leave for 5 minutes.
  4. Add in the curry powder and fry for 5 minutes.
  5. Add water if needed. This depends on how much gravy you want. Cover and let the chicken cook, stirring occasionally.
  6. When done, stir in chopped coriander leaves and serve with rice or naan.