Tasty chicken fry cooked in tomato puree recipe

Chicken fry is the most favorite dish for almost all non vegetarian lovers. It can be eaten as starter or even have it in meal. People follow different procedures for cooking chicken fry like frying the chicken pieces in oil or cooked after marinating with all spices etc. But How to make is introducing you the unique procedure of cooking chicken fry in tomato puree. As all we know that tomato gives a sour taste. For preparing this chicken fry we have used ripe tomatoes. The chicken is marinated with all spices and cooked, later it is fried in tomato puree. This gives the dish a different flavor and you can experience the sour taste.

Chicken fry is the very common dish prepared in the houses and also it is static dish found in restaurant menus. You can use garam masalas prepared at home like coriander seeds powder or spices masalas. The best taste lies in proper adding of ingredients. So add properly the required quantities of ingredients and taste the chicken fry with tomato puree. For extra taste and gravy i have added dry coconut and cashew nut powder. Fried onions also added at last. By these ingredients chicken fry will get little gravy substance so you can mix with hot rice. Thought the consistency will be low but those who want to eat less spicy can taste this dish in this manner.

Chicken fry

Chicken fry


Chicken fry ingredients

Chicken fry ingredients1

  • Chicken – ½ kg
  • Tomatoes – 3
  • Onions – 3
  • Dry coconut – 1 big piece
  • Cashew nuts – 20
  • Red chili powder – 1 tbsp
  • Salt (Required)
  • Turmeric – 1 pinch
  • Chicken masala powder – 2tbsp
  • Oil – 6tbsp
  • Cardamom – 2
  • Cinnamon sticks – 2
  • Cloves – 3
  • Lemon – 1
  • Green chilies – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1tbsp
  • Coriander leaves

How to Make

Preparation process

Step 1:  Wash the chicken and keep it a side.

Step 2: Chop the onions. Take a dry pan on stove and add these chopped onions in the pan and fry it till the onions become yellow in shade. Collect them and keep it a side.

add these chopped onions

Step 3: Cut the dry coconut into small pieces. Again use the pan for frying these dry coconut pieces and cashew nuts. Fry them nicely. Collect this into a small jar and grind it into a fine powder. Take this powder into a bowl and keep a side.

dry coconut into small pieces dry coconut into small pieces1

Step 4: Cut the tomatoes into small pieces and add them to jar. Grind the tomato pieces into a fine puree. Keep this a side.

small pieces and add them to jar

Step 5: Chop the green chilies and keep them a side.

Step 6: Now take a thick bottom vessel and add chicken pieces to it.

Step 7: Put ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, salt, turmeric, curd, chopped green chilies, chicken masala powder and oil.

ginger garlic paste, red chili powder ginger garlic paste, red chili powder1 ginger garlic paste, red chili powder2 ginger garlic paste, red chili powder3 ginger garlic paste, red chili powder4 ginger garlic paste, red chili powder3 ginger garlic paste, red chili powder5 ginger garlic paste, red chili powder6

Step 8: Squeeze 1/2 lemon into the chicken. Mix all ingredients with hand.

lemon into the chicken

Step 9: Marinate it and keep the chicken a side for 15 minutes.

keep the chicken

Cooking process

Step 10: Keep the marinated chicken vessel on stove. Give a low flame.

marinated chicken vessel

Step 11: Cook the chicken for 10 minutes.

chicken for 10 minutes

Step 12: Water in the chicken evaporates and the pieces become dry.

chicken evaporates

Step 13: Turn off the flame.

Step 14: Take other pan on stove add oil to it. Give it a medium flame.

Step 15: Add spices cinnamon, cardamom and cloves.

Add spices cinnamon

Step 16: Now put the grinded tomato puree into the hot oil.

grinded tomato puree

Step 17: Fry it for 2mins and add cooked chicken pieces.

add cooked chicken pieces

Step 18: Mix it well and fry it for 10mins in low flame.

Step 19: Add grinded dry coconut and cashew nut powder and mix it well.

grinded dry coconut and cashew nut

Step 20: After 2mins add fried onions also and turn off the flame.

2mins add fried onions

Step 21: Garnish the chicken fry with coriander leaves and taste it.

Garnish the chicken fry

Enjoy tasting this spicy sour chicken fry.

tasting this spicy sour chicken fry