Onion Chicken Spicy Gravy


  • 2Tblsp – Sunflower/Vegetable Oil
  • 500gms (1lb) – Onions Chopped
  • 500gms (1lb) – Chicken cut into pieces
  • 100gms (0.2lb) – Tomatoes chopped.
  • 2Tblsp – Ginger-garlic Paste
  • 2tsp – Salt
  • 1tsp- Turmeric Powder
  • 3 tsp-Red Chilli Powder
  • 2tsp – Coriander Powder
  • 1tsp – Garam masala Powder(Optional)
  • 2 Cups Water



  • Heat oil in a stock pot or a deep bottomed pan.
  • Add onions. Fry for at least 30 to minutes, till they turn brown and start becoming thick.
  • Add Tomatoes and close the lid. Let it cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste. Stir well and cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder. Mix well and cook till tomatoes turn soft and mushy and the gravy starts becoming thicker.
  • Once oil starts seeping out to the top, add chicken pieces. Add 2 cups water, mix once and cover the pan/pot.
  • Cook closed on medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Once water starts boiling, remove lid and cook till chicken is tender. Taste and adjust salt and Red chilli powder if required.
  • Cook till all water evaporates and oil seeps out on top.
  • Serve hot with Rice, Roti or Biryani.

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