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Bhuna Chicken


- 1 whole chicken, skinned
- 2 medium onions, skinned, and chopped
- 2 tsp. freshly ground garlic
- 2 tsp. salt
- 1-2 level tsp. chili powder
- 11/2 tsp. ground coriander
- 1/2 level tsp. ground turmeric
- 1\2 cup water
- 2-3 tomatoes, chopped
- 1 tsp. ground ginger

- 1\2 cup oil
- 1-1\2 tsp. garam masala
- 2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
- 2-3 green chilies, sliced

1. Wash and cut chicken into 8-10 pieces. In a heavy skillet, put chicken, onions, garlic, salt, chili powder, ground coriander, turmeric and water. Cook over medium heat until meat is half cooked, about 10-15 minutes.
2. Add tomatoes and ginger, stirring constantly cook for 5 minutes, or until tomatoes are reduced to purée.
3. Add oil and cook for 5 -8 minutes, keep stirring all the time. You may have to add little water to prevent gravy from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
4. Bhuna chicken is ready when oil begins to separate from gravy. Add 1\2 cup water, if you need thin gravy.
5. Add garam masala, coriander leaves and chilies, stir once and transfer to a serving dish.