This simple chicken curry can be made very easily. It can be prepared with any ready made chicken masala or garam masala , whatever is available. Try to get the best flavourful garam masala for making this simple chicken curry.The taste depends on the masala that you used.
Simple chicken curry goes well with rice , chappathi ….etc.
Chicken – 1/2 kg
Onion -3 nos
Green chillies – 2 nos
Tomato – 1
Ginger – 2” piece
Garlic – 6 nos
Oil – 3 tbsp
Curry leaves – few
Mustard seeds -1/4 tsp
Chicken masala – 2 1/2 tsp (adjust according to your taste)
Wash the chicken thoroughly and drain off the water completely.
Heat oil in a deep pan and crack mustard seeds then add ginger garlic paste to this . Fry till the raw smell goes off.
Add onions, green chillies, curry leaves and fry in low flame till onion become golden brown.
Add chicken masala mix well and fry it till you get an aroma.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it become soft.
Add chicken and salt to this mixture mix well and keep it covered for some time.(5-10 mins)
Add hot water for the chicken to cook. cover and cook in low flame and stir in between and cook till the chicken is done. If you want you can seasoned with small onion and curry leaves. ( It is optional )