Bhuna Masala Chicken | How to make Bhuna Masala Chicken

By Sheena Omana Narayanan  |  19th Mar 2017  |  
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About Bhuna Masala Chicken Recipe

This Bhuna Masala has amazing flavor of cinnamon, black pepper and goda masala. My family love this dish. It is a must try chicken roast

Bhuna Masala Chicken is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Sheena Omana Narayanan teaches how to make Bhuna Masala Chicken step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Bhuna Masala Chicken in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Bhuna Masala Chicken at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Bhuna Masala Chicken takes 20 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Bhuna Masala Chicken is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Bhuna Masala Chicken is a good option for you. The flavour of Bhuna Masala Chicken is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Bhuna Masala Chicken and impress your family and friends.

Bhuna Masala Chicken

Ingredients to make Bhuna Masala Chicken

  • chicken 1 kg
  • For marination - washed chicken, turmeric powder - 1 tsp, black pepper powder - 1 tsp, curd - 2 tbsp, salt - 1tsp. Marinate all these ingredients and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • For Masala - coconut slices - 1 cup, chopped finely cinnamon stick - 1 stick small size, green cardamom - 2, fennel seeds - 1tbsp, black pepper corns - 1 tbsp, bay leaves - 1 big, cloves - 3, goda masala - 1 piece, star ani seeds - 1, tomato - 1 chopped. Crush above all masala in mixer grinder and set aside (except tomato).
  • ginger - chopped finely (handful)
  • garlic - handful
  • onion - 2 big finely chopped
  • mint leaves - handful
  • Kasuri methi - 2 tbsp
  • coriander leaves - handful coriander leaves
  • coriander powder - 2 tbsp
  • chilli powder - 1 tbsp
  • sugar - 1 tbsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • curry leaves - handful
  • chicken masala - 1 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil - half cup

How to make Bhuna Masala Chicken

  1. Heat oil, add sugar and let the sugar caramelized in oil this will help in getting nice color in gravy as well as taste. Add bay leaves and chopped coconut slices and fry until coconut slices turns light brown in color
  2. Add chopped ginger, garlic, onion, curry leaves and mint leaves and fry nicely until onion is translucent. Add all crushed masala and fry nicely until all masala is cooked well and nice aroma spreads all over the kitchen.
  3. Remove half of the masala from pan and allow it to cool down and let remaining masala cook in pan for some more time in low flame, stir frequently to avoid burning
  4. Add marinated chicken into the pan and fry on high flame for 6-7 minutes
  5. Add coriander powder, chili powder, black pepper powder and turmeric powder and stir nicely until it coats with chicken
  6. Meanwhile, grind all fried masala which we had kept for cooling along with chopped tomato and set aside
  7. Once Chicken is nicely coated with masala add the ground masala and fry once again until the whole masala is coated nicely with chicken. Cover with lid and cook on the low flame for 15 minutes.
  8. Add a little water, stir nicely and cook for 20 minutes on the medium flame. Add chicken masala, kasuri methi and coriander leaves.
  9. Stir nicely and close the lid once again and cook for 5 minutes on a very slow flame. Remove it from stove garnish with some more coriander leaves and serve hot with Veg Pulav, raita and papad.

Reviews for Bhuna Masala Chicken (1)

Isha Prasad2 years ago

looks so good!
Sheena Omana Narayanan
a year ago
Thank you

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