How to make Chicken in Sauce -

Boneless chicken pieces cooked in onion-tomato sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Sadia Afrin.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Green cardamoms (छोटी इलाइची)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken in Sauce

Chicken in Sauce Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken in Sauce Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch pieces 500 grams

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Onion roughly chopped 3 medium

  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Onion paste 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies split and lightly fried 3-4

  • Tomato sauce 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add onions, cinnamon, green cardamom, ginger paste and onion paste. Sauté for six to eight minutes. Add chicken, sauté for four to five minutes.

Step 2

Add green chillies, tomato sauce, salt and sauté till chicken is completely cooked.

Step 3

Serve hot with bread or parantha.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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