This recipe is very simple and easy to make. Bhuna is characterised by delicious and thick coating sauce with a perfect balance of spice perfect for a lunch or dinner. Serve it with hot roti, naan or steam rice.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
6 boneless chicken thighs, cut into pieces;
4 garlic cloves, chopped;
1 green chilli;
2 tbsp. chopped ginger;
2 diced Onions;
1 tsp. Turmeric powder;
2 tsp. Chilli powder;
2 tsp. ground Cumin;
2 tsp. ground Coriander;
1 tsp. Garam masala;
5 chopped Tomatoes;
1/2 tsp. lemon juice;
1 tbsp. Coriander, chopped finely;
3 tbsp Vegetable Oil;
Salt to taste.
How to cook?
Heat oil in a large deep pan (or wok). Add garlic, green chillies and Ginger. Mix them well.
Add onions. Stir and cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
Once the onions turn golden brown, add turmeric, chilli, cumin, coriander and garam masala powder and stir well for about a minute.
Add tomatoes and pour 100ml of water and add a salt. Mix well and cover the pan till it comes to a boil. Keep stirring occasionally till masala becomes thick.
Add the chicken and mix well. Cook over a medium heat with lid covered. Keep stirring occasionally till the chicken is cooked and tendered.
Add the lemon juice and garnish it with coriander. Serve hot with naan or roti.
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