|September 26, 2022

Chicken Masala

What is the Recipe for Chicken Masala?

The true essence of the Chicken Masala recipe lies in its masala powder. If you have the Alcoeats Homemade Chicken Masala recipe, you are blessed. An Indian Chicken Masala recipe will have Asafoetida, Bay leaf, Bengal Gram, Black Cardamom, Black Pepper, Chili Powder, Cinnamon, Cloves, Coriander Seeds, Cumin, Dried Ginger, Dried Mango, Fenugreek Leaves, Mace, Mixed Spices, Nutmeg, Salt, and such other spices. It is quite a task to understand which ingredient to put in what amount. Use authentic Chicken Masala that is readily available and easy to use.

This Murg Masala recipe requires slow cooking and the utmost attention to make. You may follow the following process to cook a flavourful dish.

Let us see How to Make Chicken Masala?

Cooking time: approx. 45 minutes

Servings: 3

Cuisine: Indian


  1. 500 gms with bone/boneless chicken

  2. 2 medium size onions – sliced. It enhances the taste and brings robustness to the dish.

  3. 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste- The paste is essential to bring pungency to the dish.

  4. Alcoeats ½ tsp turmeric powder-It acts like an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent. It adds flavour and plays a vital role in digestion.

  5. One bay leaf- The aroma of the bay leaf enhances the entire dish to the next level.

  6. Alcoeats Chicken Masala (1 tsp) - The spices bring an aromatic taste to the food. It adds the right amount of heat, flavour, and aroma to the cuisine.

  7. Alcoeats red chilli powder (1 tsp) - Adding Alcoeats Red Chili powder intensifies the delicacy's heat quotient. It brings in rich red colour to beautify the dish.

  8. ½ cup of Yoghurt- Use thick-hung yoghurt. Whisk the yoghurt and then pour it into the pan. Adding yoghurt softens the chicken and adds a creamy texture to the dish.

  9. Alcoeats coriander powder (1tsp)-A pinch of coriander powder prompts the appetite and brings a subtle aroma to the dish.

  10. 2 tbsp of oil- You can use mustard oil. If you are not a fan of mustard oil, you can use ghee instead. It will help to uplift the taste buds.

  11. Salt as required

  12. 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves.

Method of Making Chicken Masala:

  • Wash and cut the Chicken pieces into medium sizes.

  • Take a deep saucepan. Put it over the flame.

  • Add whole spices like cardamom and bay leaf.

  • Once the whole spices get sautéed, you can add the chopped onions.

  • Wait for the onions to caramelize.

  • Add freshly ground ginger-garlic paste. Now with a spatula, keep tossing the pan until you find the cooked aroma of the ginger-garlic paste coming.

  • Add whisked yoghurt and fresh spices such as red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and coriander powder. Put on low flame and let it boil for some time.

  • Once the onions are brown, add washed chicken and sauté till the chicken turns golden brown. You can put Alcoeats Chicken Masala powder on low flame and stir it.

  • Now let it cook on low flame for about half an hour. Keep a close eye on it.

  • Open the pan and add julienne ginger and warm water to the pan.

  • Cook till the gravy thickens and garnish it with coriander leaves.

  • Serve the dish hot with naan, roti, or hot rice.

 Tips to make Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe interesting

Here are seven quick ways to make your dish of Murg Masala recipe a signature dish-

  1. Use lemon juice- Add a dash of lemon juice after washing the chicken pieces. It will uplift the flavour. It helps in tenderizing the chicken. If you do not have lemon juice, you can use papaya paste.

  2. Cut julienne ginger, chopped coriander leaves, and round onions ready. Just before you serve, garnish it with the three ingredients.

  3. You can serve Chicken Masala as a starter by picking up the boneless pieces and filling them with spring onions. You can keep tiny buns as an accompaniment.

  4. After cooking, you can add a small amount of fresh cream or ghee on the top to appeal to the eyes and enhance the authentic flavour. Remember, add a small amount of it.

  5. Always open the dish in front of the guests. This way, the aroma of the cuisine will linger. The look of the cooking will entice guests to appreciate the plate more.

  6. Alcoeats Creamy Chicken Masala recipe already contains ginger and garlic in it. You can add freshly ground ginger and garlic paste to enhance the masala curry. Please do not overdo it.

  7. Use shallot onions to make the base masala.

 The treat indulgence gets over with the Murg Masala recipe here. If you are not in a great mood to cook, the Creamy Chicken Masala recipe is the best way to treat yourself. It is effortless cooking that makes you feel so good when you eat. While your rice gets ready, your homemade Chicken Masala recipe is good to serve too.


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