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Chicken Bhuna Masala

Updated on December 18, 2015

Chicken Bhuna Masala

3 stars from 2 ratings of Chicken Bhuna Masala

Combinations that go best with chicken bhuna masala.

  1. It can be eaten with any kind of flavored rice like ghee rice or jeera rice.
  2. It also tastes good with plain white rice.
  3. It can also be eaten with chapathi, any kind of naan or roti.
  4. It can eaten with any kind of chicken biryani as a side dish.

Chicken Bhuna Masala

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 50 min
Ready in: 1 hour 5 min
Yields: 4 people



  • 15 to 20 red chili
  • 2 garlic pods
  • 15 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon stick
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 3 spoons yogurt
  • 7 to 8 green cardamom
  • a handful coriander leaves

Instructions on how to make masala paste.

  1. Soak the red chilies in water for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Make a fine paste using a blender with the following ingredients. Red chilies, garlic pods, whole garam masala (cloves, cinnamon stick, green cardamom) and turmeric powder.
  3. Add 3 spoons of yogurt to the masala paste. Mix thoroughly.

Step 2

Blended Masala Paste.
Blended Masala Paste.

Step 3

Add yogurt.
Add yogurt.

Instructions on marinating the chicken.

  1. The chicken should be cut into medium sized cubes.
  2. The chicken pieces should be thoroughly coated with the masala.

Step 2

Marinating chicken.
Marinating chicken.


  1. The chicken should be cooked under medium heat.
  2. Cover the wok when cooking. Mix the contents in the wok every 3 to 4 minutes. This is to avoid the contents in the wok from sticking to its bottom .

Instructions on how to cook chicken bhuna masala.

  1. Add about 5 spoons of oil. Allow the oil to heat up. This will take a few minutes.
  2. Add the chicken pieces. Mix thoroughly. Cook for about 15 minutes.
  3. Add sufficient amount of salt according to taste.
  4. Sprinkle coriander leaves just before turning off the heat.

Step 2

Add chicken pieces.
Add chicken pieces.

Step 2

Add salt according to taste.
Add salt according to taste.

Step 4

Add coriander leaves.
Add coriander leaves.

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    • bon appitit profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from columbia

      Thanks villyvacker. You will definitely love this recipe.

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      Billy Turnock 

      2 years ago from Manchester England

      It looks absolutely delicious.


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