Chicken gravy recipe – Quick non vegetarian recipe

Chicken gravy is one of the famous non vegetarian dishes. Till now we have seen lot of recipes on chicken but this chicken gravy is little bit different among all. If you want to prepare quick non veg dish for your friends and relatives then choose this tasty and spicy dish. This can be eaten even as a side dish for rotis, chapathis, dosa and idly. Last week I visited a dabha and order a roti along with chicken gravy. It sounds yummy and I have decided to introduce the How to make readers this delicious dish. This chicken gravy recipe is borrowed from my mother and started making it in my kitchen.

This special chicken gravy dish is prepared with chicken and lot of spices. One major thing is since it is gravy the dish should be in liquid format. So follow the procedure carefully. Adding more onions and tomatoes can give you lot of gravy. Chicken pulusu is famous in Andhra which is prepared for many occasions and also during festival season. If you want to prepare vada or gara at home then this gravy chicken is a perfect side dish to taste. So start preparing this tasty chicken gravy prepared with onions and tomatoes.

Chicken gravy

Chicken gravy

Chicken gravy ingredients

  • Chicken – ½ kg
  • Onions – 2
  • Tomatoes – 3
  • Garam masala – 2tbsp
  • Ginger – 1 medium piece
  • Garlic – 1
  • Turmeric – ½ tbsp
  • Salt (required)
  • Red chili powder – 2tbsp
  • Cinnamon sticks – 2
  • Cloves – 4
  • Cardamom – 2
  • Aniseed – 1
  • Tomatoes – 2
  • Coriander leaves
  • Oil – 5tbsp
  • Green chilies – 4

How to Make

Step 1: Wash the chicken with fresh water 3 times. Drain the water and collect into a plate.

Step 2: Chop the onions, green chilies and tomatoes and keep them a side.

onions, green chilies and tomatoes

Step 3: Take ginger and garlic cloves into a jar and grind it to a fine paste. Keep the paste a side.

ginger and garlic cloves

ginger garlic paste

Step 4: Take a thick bottom pan on stove and add oil to it. Heat it in low flame.

Step 5: After oil getting hot add cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom and aniseed to the oil.

cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom

Step 6: Let the oil absorbs the flavors of the spices. Leave them in oil for 2 mins.

Step 7: Now add chopped onions and green chilies to the pan.

onions and green chilies

Step 8: Fry it for 5 mins till the onions become golden in color.

Step 9: Now add ginger garlic paste to the onions. Fry it for 1 min.

ginger garlic paste to the onions

Step 10: Add chopped tomato pieces to the pan. Fry it for 5 min.

chopped tomato pieces

Step 11: Add washed chicken pieces to this mixture.

chicken pieces

Step 12: And also add salt, red chili powder and turmeric powder.

add salt, red chili powder

Step 13: Mix all the ingredients along with chicken. Fry it for 5 mins.

Step 14: Add 3 glasses of water to the chicken. Cover the pan with lid.

glasses of water to the chicken

Step 15: Cook it for 15 mins in medium flame. From 3 glasses the water shrinks to 1 ½ glass.

glasses the water

Step 16: Now add garam masala powder and mix it well.

Step 17: Dress with coriander leaves and serve it hot.

Dress with coriander leaves

Chicken gravy is ready to eat. It is best eaten for chapathi, dosa, idly and even in rice. Use this as a side dish in vada or gara.