Bihari Style Chicken Curry | Bihari Chicken Masala
Bihari Style Chicken Curry is a traditional dish prepared in Bihar, that is slightly rich and spicy. What differentiates this chicken preparation from others is the usage of fresh whole garlic knob in the curry and the cooking process.
Keyword Bihari style chicken curry
INGREDIENTS ( 1 CUP = 240 ML )
500gramsor 1.1 lbs chicken bone-in cleaned, washed and drained
4thinly sliced onionsmedium size
1small whole garlic knob or morewashed
Salt as required
Warm water 1 cup
For Spice Paste
1roughly chopped onionmedium size
1 ½inchgingerpeeled and chopped
1roughly chopped tomatosmall size
1teaspoonred chili powder
5-6whole peppercorns / black pepper
For Garam Masala Paste
1cinnamon stickapprox 2 inches
Heat oil in a pan. Once the oil turns hot add bay leaves, followed by onion slices and saute until onions turn slightly golden.
Add chicken pieces and saute for 6-7 minutes over medium flame.
Add the spice paste, whole garlic knob, and turmeric powder. Saute for 14-15 minutes over medium flame.
Add warm water and salt. Stir to mix. Cover and cook over low flame until chicken is cooked.
Now at this point of time add the garam masala paste and stir well. Covered and cook for 5 minutes more.
Now turn off the flame and remove from the stove and serve hot with rice or roti.
Adjust the chili as per your requirement.
Adjust the thickness of the curry by adding more or less water.