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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Baked Chicken in Gravy

For preparing Baked Chicken the Tomato - Onion gravy is used to marrinate the chicken. The gravy will avoid the dryness of baked chicken. With the chicken absorbing the spicy flavour to get a fresh and juicy taste.

  • Chicken Pieces - 1 lb or 500 g
  • Chopped Onion - ½ Onion
  • Chopped Tomato - 1 nos
  • Garlic(chopped) -1 tbsp
  • Ginger(chopped) -1 tbsp
  • Chily powder-1 tbsp
  • Corriander Powder-1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala- ½ tsp
  • Fennelseed powder -½ tsp
  • Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
  • Coconut Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry leaves - a few

  • Heat oil in the pan.
  • Add onions, ginger and garlic.
  • Saute onions till it turns transparent. 
  • Add tomatoes and sauté well.
  • Add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and saute till the raw smell goes.
  • Add garam masala, Fennelseed powder, pepper powder,curry leaves and salt into it.
  • Cover the pan and let it cook in a medium fire.
  • Once the Gravy is cold, grind it into a fine paste.
  • Marinate the Chicken pieces with this paste and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Place the chicken to a baking tray and bake it for 30 minutes.
  • Turn the chicken and again bake it for 20 mins.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice / Chappathi / Appam /  fried rice


  1. perfectly baked chicken!!awesome recipe dear!!

  2. 1 doubt, Do we add the chicken also while u have mentioned in 6th step.

    Fabulous recipe....

  3. That was an error... thanks for pointing out faseela...

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