Tomato Chicken

Recipe by Zarina Pradhan of mumbai, IN

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 kg Broiler Chicken (Cut into medium sized pieces)
    • 1 Packet Tomato Puree
    • 2½ tsp Coriander Powder
    • 1 tsp Cumin seeds Powder
    • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
    • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
    • 1-2 tbsp Chicken Tandoori Masala
    • Salt to taste
    • 5-6 Tbsp Oil
    • Coals 3 – 4 burnt.
    • Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves to garnish


    1. Clean and wash chicken.
    2. Grind Tomatoes if not puree. In a bowl, mix all the above ingredients and salt. Mix well.
    3. Marinate the chicken in the tomato mixture for an hour or so. Heat oil in a kadhai, add the marinate chicken and mix well. Saute on a low flame for few minutes.
    4. Add little water and cook on a low flame covered with a lid having water on it. Mix at regular intervals.
    5. Cook till the chicken is tender and burnt coals.
    6. In a small bowl put 1 tsp oil and the burning coal to it and put it on the gravy and cover it with lid.
    7. Remove after sometime and garnish with coriander leaves.
    8. Serve hot with rotis or naan.