Punjabi Chicken Masala Recipe

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Punjabi style Chicken Masala. Best served with Rice, Roti or Naan.
Punjabi Chicken Masala

Chicken – 250 gms, cleaned, washed, chopped
Onion – 1, chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Tomato – 1, chopped
Cumin Seeds – 1 1/2 tsp
Cloves – 1
Cinnamon – 1
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Cashew Nuts – 4 to 5, ground to a paste
COconut – 1 1/2 to 2 tsp, grated, ground
Oil – 2 tblsp
Curd – 1/4 cup
Sugar – 1/2 tsp
Mint Leaves – few
Coriander Leaves – few
Salt as per taste

1. Rub the cashew nut paste all over the chicken and sprinkle a little bit of salt.
2. Keep aside for 30 minutes.
3. Grind the red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin seeds and half of the onion to a fine paste.
4. Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
5. Add the sugar, cinnamon and cloves.
6. Fry for 20 seconds.
7. Add the remaining onions and saute for a minute or two.
8. Add the ginger and tomatoes.
9. Saute for a minute.
10. Add the ground coconut paste, ginger garlic paste, curd, ground onion paste and mix well.
11. Add the chicken pieces and stir well.
12. Add salt and 1 cup of water.
13. Mix well and pressure cook until 2 whistles.
14. Garnish with mint leaves and coriander leaves.
15. Serve with roti, naan or rice.

Note: image is for illustration purposes only and not that of the actual recipe.

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