Chicken Garam Masala

An Indian inspired food….I often cook curry dishes because my wife hardly eat Indian Cuisines(sorry about that fellow Indians!!!), But I am glad my wife likes this one, to be honest we watch this recipe in a TV show who was cooked by a famous Chef, the next day, I Checked all ingredients on my pantry, and I am very happy that I almost have it. Garam masala is a mixture of dry spices which is used in many Indian dishes. Literally, “masala” refers to spice and “garam” refers to heat. So, garam masala can be translated as “hot spice”. Did you know that spices in this recipe such as cinnamon is anti-microbial as well as anti-inflammatory ingredient. It promotes brain functionality and ideal in controlling blood sugar. While cumin is enriched with iron. It is good for food digestion and act as a property to fight against cancer. And coriander is an ingredient used traditionally to help diabetic patients to control sugar level in their blood. Many believe it is good in lowering the cholesterol in our bodies.

Ingredients: Good for 4-6 persons

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 4 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 medium chopped onions
  • 2 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 3 pc fresh chopped chillies
  • 2 pc bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 pc medium capsicum red diced
  • 4 stems of coriander chopped
  • 1 pc medium carrots diced
  • 1 whole chicken cut in serving size
  • 1/2 tsp salt & pepper
  • some onion leeks


  • In a wok, heat oil and the saute the first ten(10) ingredients then add in chicken, stir fry well until chicken is brown and all the flavor mixed up with the chicken.
  • Add in the rest of the ingredients and cooked for 15 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  • Serve hot!!
  • Enjoy!!!



About nors

a simple person who loves to cook!! ride with me as we explore ........"a journey to different cuisines"

Posted on September 6, 2011, in Chicken, Mains and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

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