Spicy Red Chicken Curry

Laal Maas Or Red Meat is a traditional recipe of Rajasthan, generally goat or lamb meat are used to cook laal maas, and for this it becomes quite time-consuming recipe to cook. So I thought of tried the same with Chicken which we can cook relatively short span of time and also tried to maintain the same taste.

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red chicken curry

Important :

  • Preparation Time : 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 45 minutes
  • Total Time : 1 hr
  • Serve For : 2

Ingredients :

  • Chicken (400 g)
  • Cloves (3)
  • Whole Cardamom (2)
  • Cinnamon (1”)
  • Onion (4 medium size) /3 chopped and 1 sliced
  • Tomato (1 big size) /chopped
  • Garlic (2 tbsp) /grated
  • Ginger paste (1 tbsp)
  • Cumin Powder ( 1 tbsp)
  • Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Kasmiri Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Red Food Color (4-5 drops)
  • Turmeric Powder (1 tsp)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Sugar (1/2 tsp)
  • Vegetable Oil (4-5 tbsp)
  • Water (1/4 cup)

Direction :

  • First, clean the chicken with fresh water and marinate them with salt and turmeric powder for 30 minutes
  • Now, in a pan, add oil . When the oil is heated add the sliced onion and deep fry them until they become deep brown. When done, take them out and set aside.
  • In the same oil , add whole garam masala, i.e. cloves, cardamom and cinnamon , and saute them until they leaves a beautiful aroma.
  • Then put the chopped onion into the oil and fry for a while.
  • Now add grated garlic and ginger paste into the pan and fry until the raw smell of garlic has gone.
  • Its time to put the spices. Add turmeric powder, salt, cumin powder, red chilli powder and kashmiri red chilli powder one by one and fry them on a medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Increase the heat and add chopped tomatoes . Cook until the gravy leaves oil.
  • Now add red food color, give a good stir.
  • Finally add the marinated chicken into the gravy and mix well with all the spices.
  • Cover the pan with a lead and wait for 10 minutes. Cook on a low heat.
  • Now take the lead off and give a stir.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Lastly add sugar and fried onion, cook for 5 minutes and put off the flame.
  • your dish is ready to serve.

Images :

Add sliced onion and fry until become dark brown

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Put them aside

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Add whole garam masala into the same oil

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Add chopped onion

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Add grated garlic and ginger paste

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Add turmeric

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Add salt

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Add Cumin powder

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Add red chilli powder and kashmiri red chilli powder

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Add tomatoes

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Add red food color

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Add marinated chicken pieces

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Mix with the gravy and cover with a lead

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Take off the lead after 10 minutes

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Add water

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Add sugar

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Add fried onion

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Tips :

  • Serve your dish hot with steamed rice or roti.
  • Food color is optional.

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