Chicken Tomato Masala


  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2” piece cinnamon
  • 3 green cardamoms
  • 75 gm onion, finely chopped
  • 3/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 3/4 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 cup fresh tomato purée
  • Salt to taste
  • 400 gm chicken


  1. Pour oil into a wok over medium heat
  2. Toss in the cinnamon and cardamom
  3. Add the onion and stir till translucent
  4. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ginger and garlic
  5. Add tomato purée and salt
  6. When oil separates from the masala, add the chicken
  7. Stir to coat the chicken and add 3/4 cup water
  8. Cover and cook for 12-15 minutes till tender

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