Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Spicy Chicken Masala & Blog Awards..!

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Spicy Chicken Masala:

Chicken Masala is a delightfully simple Indian dish , which is bursting full of color and flavor...!

This is an all  time favorite among chicken lovers. The recipe is quite easy to make with spicy ingredients. It makes a elegant side dish with rice or  naan ( Indian breads )  and makes for a yummy family meal or special occasion.

Here goes the easy &  tasty recipe..!


·         Chicken                                    - ½ kg
·         Oil                                            - 3 tbsp
·         Turmeric pwd                             - ½ tsp
·         Red chilly pwd                           - 1 tsp
·         Pepper pwd                               - 1 ½ tsp
·         Onion                                        - 2
·         Ginger garlic paste                     - 1 tbsp
·         Tomato                                     - 2
·         Cumin pwd                                - ¼  tsp
·         Cinnamon stick                          - 1
·         Chicken broth                            - ¼ cup
·         Garam masala pwd                    - 1 tsp
·         Fresh lemon juice                      - 1 tsp
·         Salt to taste
·         Fresh cilantro leaves


1.     Chop chicken to pieces.
2.     Add oil in a fry pan and heat it.
3.     Add salt, turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd and pepper pwd.
4.     Give a quick stir and add the  chicken pieces.
5.     Brown it in the masala spice,  for few minutes.
6.     Remove and keep aside.
7.     Add chopped onion.
8.     Sauté until tender.
9.     Add ginger garlic paste and sauté further.
10.  Make sure there is enough oil, so that nothing sticks to fry pan.
11.  Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they form a sauce ( 3 to 4 mins )
12.  Now add cumin pwd, cinnamon stick, chicken broth and  chicken.
13.  Add ¼  cup water and combine.
14.  Cover and simmer until the chicken is cooked.
15.  Stir in the garam masala pwd.
16.  Remove from flame.
17.  Add a tsp of lemon juice and mix.
18.  Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro leaves.
19.  Serve hot with roti, naan, chapatti, paratha or white rice.

20.  Enjoy the delicious taste of spicy chicken masala..!

Related  Posts:
·       Butter Chicken Masala
·       Chicken Tikka Masala
·       Pepper Chicken Masala 
·       Spicy Chicken Curr

Thanks for the Award..!
The time has come to post the Awards, which my blogger friends  have shared with me.   

Yeah, I got  Versatile Blogger  award  from lovely Stefania  of Nuvole di farina. .  And  Hundred Hearts Award from my wonderful friend  Chandrani   of  Cuisine Delights  

Thank  you so much for the love and support..:) I feel so honoured and feels very good to receive this award.

And now I’m passing this blog awards to some other wonderful bloggers…
  1. Mélange 
  2. Tiffanee  
  3. layaa
  4. Roshu 
  5. Lenia
  6. Shanavi
  7. yummylittlecooks  
  8. Torviewtoronto
  9. Manuela  
  10. Nava.K
  11. deepsrecipes  
  12. Lyndsey  
  13. Now Serving  
  14. Hyma  
  15. jeyashrisuresh  
  16. Jehanne   
  17. Crumpled Chillies

Have a  Lovely day..!


  1. Chicken curry looks very spicy, flavorful and delicious...
    Congrats on ur awards dear...

  2. Thanks Reshmi...that's super quick..:)

  3. Oh.. they look soooo goooooddd..

  4. Oohhh..extremely spicy in all senses Jay.The picture made my mouth hot..Would love to dip rotis and eat..Nice click !

    Congrats on your deserving Awards Jay..Keep Rocking !

    Thank you for remembering me.I am being humbled.Thanks.

  5. Mouth watering chicken recipe yaar!!!will surely try ths!!!
    Congratz for ur awards and thanx for passing it dear..u r such a sweet heart!!!


  6. Curry looks yum!! and congrats for the awards dear

  7. Simply superb recipe dear.Congrats for ur awards,surely u r a great versatile writer.Thank u sooooo much for passing this awards to me,it's a great honour for me.Thanks a lotttttt.

  8. Just simply mouth-watering Jay...looks yummyyyy:)

  9. The chicken curry is hot and spicy- quiet tempting one!

  10. looks spicy and flavorful...tempting and mouthwatering Jay.

  11. Regret entering here Jay!!!! Owh no...that chicken is calling me!!!:)

  12. Congratulations with that award you truly deserve it. BTW I love that recipe.

  13. That chicken looks mouthwatering!!! I wish I could have that for dinner tonight with some nice rice!!!

    THANK YOU soooo much for passing these beautiful awards to me!! I am really honoured Jay!!! <3

  14. wow!! jay that chicken curry looks awesome!! irresstible! congrats on ur awards :)

  15. It looks flavorful and spicy. Tasty and yummy...


  16. Extremely irresistible and fingerlicking chicken masala,congrats on ur awards..

  17. chicken curry looks tempting, want to try with chapathi...im hungry jay..

  18. That's looks so spicy n yum .....just wow

  19. Congrats Jay for winning the awards... and Thank you for passing them !
    so encouraging! :)

  20. Aww, thanks a lot Jay for the award, I feel so touched, thanks a lot hon! The curry looks beautiful, your site is truly a visual treat:-)

  21. Oh, Oh and congrats for the awards!! You deserve it gal:-)

  22. Nice and spicy, that what we love at home. thanks for the award but sorry I am not into this. Hope you understand and take care.

  23. Delicious Chicken Curry ,very inviting and tempting.Congrats on ur recent Award.U deserve it dear Jay.

  24. Extremely irresistible and finger licking chicken masala,congrats on ur awards..

  25. Congrats Jay -you richly deserve these awards! Wish you many more - Thanks for sharing with me - I am truly honored :) - hugs, priya

  26. my family will lick their plates clean if you serve this curry to them. looks awesome. also congrats on your awards dear.

  27. Who would not want this spicy chicken curry to naan or roti. It will be gone in some seconds. Such a delish jay.

  28. Looks so delicious, especially the gravy!!
    Congrats on your award, and thanks for sharing it with me :)

  29. curry looks soo spicy n yumm...congrats on ur awards dear!!

  30. Great idea to cook chicken. bye

  31. Curry looks so delicious and spicy! Would love to try some :)

  32. yummy delicious and tempting gravy,dear..congrats on your awards and wish you many more..

  33. Congratulations! You definitely deserve it!

    I just love a good chicken masala. I love how dark and velvety yours looks! I must try your recipe sometime.

  34. Chicken curry is one of my family's favortie and yours looks divine! Great job.

  35. Spicy chicken curry looks awesome perfect.

  36. Mouthwatering chicken,love spicy chicken..perfect with chapathis..congrats on your awards dear

  37. Looks really delicious Jay!

  38. Chicken masala is soo good, I remember I ate it at an Indian restaurant and absolutely loved it. I had no idea how to cook it so thanks a lot Jay for this wonderful recipe :D

  39. curry looks delicious ..... congrats on ur awards ......

  40. Una receta de pollo bien especiada y sabrosa.

  41. Chicken curry looks delicious...

  42. beautiful flavor combination and what better than chicken masala.

  43. lovely blog thanks for visiting my blog I am going to be aregular here =)

  44. Thanks for stopping by...I'd love to hear from you..:)

  45. I just had curry today! Looks wonderful! Thanks for stopping by at my blog! - Sook http://myfabulousrecipes.com

  46. What a delicious looking chicken dish. I love the deep rich brown color of the sauce.

  47. Oh Yum! I have everything I need except for the garlic/ginger paste, but I now have a great reason to finally pick some up. I love how you have your recipe laid out...so easy to read and follow. I can't wait to explore the other recipes as well. Thanks for visiting my site! Cheers!

  48. Mouthwatering curry Jay.. love the spices.

  49. Dear Jay,

    Thank you so much for the award ..!!Now,u see,this is my first award from any blogger friends,so its very special to me..And the credit goes to my dear friend Jai..Thanks ,and GOd bless!
    As always,ur Chicken Curry looks sinful..:-)

  50. So flavorful and yummy! Congrats on your awards dear....


  51. Wow, this is one award-winning spicy chicken masala! I absolutely love Indian food and this is a sure winner! If only I could be served with it for lunch like right now! Yummy!!

  52. chicken curry looks very spicy and yummy.. Truly restuarant style.. Congrats on ur awards

  53. looks very spicy and creamy indeed

  54. Dearies,
    I love and enjoy reading all your inspiring feedbacks..THANK YOu..:)

  55. Jay, sharikum kothivarunuu....nice gravy..wish I can have that for dinner tonight :( sigh!

  56. Wowiee..i see my kinda curry!! so now lets exchange the mutton stew and this yummy curry..what say? :)

  57. The gravy looks spicy & lip smacking..!! Looks like the restaurant version....no no...even better!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  58. Spicy and yummy!!! loved it :)

  59. Jay your chicken curry looks spicy and too delicious! Love the add of lemon juice and fresh coriander!

  60. Hi Jay, thanks for stopping by my blog. I am so interested in Indian cooking, but have only tried a few recipes so far. I need to spend more time here.

  61. nice blog.will follow u too

  62. Hi Jay,
    What a tasty looking dish, congrats on your awards.

  63. This is my favorite Indian dish... Yummy!!

    And, congratulations on your award :)


  64. It is a mouthwatering chicken dish. I am hungry...Congrats on your awards!!!

  65. Congrats on your awards, Jay! And thanks for sharing your yummy chicken dish :)

  66. hi jay, your spicy chicken masala looks so goooood and from the ingredients, they sound very tasty and delicious indeed.
    congrats on your deserving awards

  67. Wow! What a wonderfully flavorful dish. I have never tried this but would love to. I am bookmarking...thanks:)

  68. Jay, Thanks so much for the award! Congrats on your rewards, you deserve it! This dish looks amazing, I can't believe how many great meals you make!

  69. This definitely looks spicy and delish

  70. Jay!You have so many great recipes on here, I didn't know where to start. You should be writing your own cookbook!

  71. IM trying it tonight, will love to savour the mouthwatering dish

  72. am going for it now. looks delicious and mouth watering


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