Tuesday, December 1, 2009


If you love spicy dish, this Spicy Tomato Chicken for you. Chicken simmered with spices and cooked until tender. It is very delicious to go along with rice, capati, naan or even bread.

It can be substituted either with beef or mutton. Make sure your trim all the hidden fat before cooking. Do adjust the amount of chili used to your preference and halved the recipe if you're serving small family. To save time, you can request the seller the cut up the chicken into bite size pieces if you're buying them from market.. This is  really worth cooking for your family compared with buying from the restaurant. These are finger licking good, healthy and can be customized to suit your taste.

Serves 6-8 persons

1 whole chicken cut and cleaned, marinate with 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste,salt and 2 tsp chili powder
2 tbsp chili powder
2 tbsp coriander powder
1/2 tbsp fennel powder
1/2 tbsp cumin powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
100g shallots sliced
4 cloves garlic blended
1 in ginger blended
5 tbsp ghee or oil
4 tomatoes chopped
4 tbsp tomato puree
3 green chili slit
2 in cinnamon
3 cloves
3 cardamom
salt and sugar to taste
1/2 cup coriander leaves


1. Heat oil, add shallot, cinnamon, clove and cardamom.
2. When shallot turns brown add ginger, garlic, salt, coriander leaves and tomato,cook until soft.
3. Add spice powder, green chili, tomato puree, sugar and little water, cook until fragrant.
4. Now add the chicken and 1 cup of water. Cover and simmer until chicken is cooked, stirring occasionally.
5. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with your pulao, biryani rice, naan or bread.


girlichef said...

I just love the sound of the spices in your sauce...I bet it is so delicious with the chicken. YUM! Thank you for sharing this w/ the hearth and soul hop this week :)

Treat and Trick said...

girlichef...thanks for hosting dear, glad you like the dish...

Erin @ EKat's Kitchen said...

I'm bookmarking this! It looks amazing! I love all of the fantastic spices you've used... this is right up my alley. :)

Treat and Trick said...

Erin @ Ekat's Kitchen..thanks for your lovely comment, hope you will give it a try soon....


This looks really yummy and different. I may have to try it.

Treat and Trick said...

PERMANENT POSIES...Glad you like it, if you've tried them, do let me know the outcome ya...