1.Chicken 1 kg
2.Onion 2 large
Tomato 3 medium
Cinnamon 1'' piece
Cardamom 3 nos.
Cloves 3 nos.
Coriander leaves 1/4 cup
Oil 2-3 tbsp
3.Shallots/small onions 12 nos.
Coconut (grated) 1 cup
Ginger 1 1/2'' piece
Garlic cloves 8 nos.
Pepper powder 1 tsp
Fennel seeds 1 tbsp
Kashmiri red chilli powder 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Salt as needed
Water 3/4 cup + a little more if needed
-Grind all the ingredients under 3 into a smooth paste with the given amount of water.
-Now marinate the chicken pieces with this ground paste and keep in refrigerator for half an hour.
-Cut the onion into thin slices and the tomatoes into small pieces.
-Heat a kadai /wok and add oil.
-Now add the whole spices and the onions and saute till the onion turns golden brown.
-Add in the chopped tomatoes and cook till soft.
-When the tomatoes are done add the marinated chicken(along with the complete paste).Mix well.
-Add a little water if needed also check the salt and add if needed.
-Cook till the chicken is done.
-Off the stove.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.