Preparation Time: 10 minutes 

Cook Time: 30 minutes 
Serves : 3-4
To marinate:
Chicken: 500 gms ( with bones, medium sized pieces)
Ginger garlic paste: 2 tsp 
Red chili powder: 2.5 tsp
Garam masala: 1.5 tsp
Turmeric: 1 tsp
Salt to taste 
Onion : 1 medium chopped 
Green chilies: 2 slit 
Water : 1/4 cup
Oil : 3 tbsp 
Cilantro/ Kothimera: 2tbsp
Take all the ingredients under marinate and mix well. Keep it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan and add onions and green chilies. Fry them until onions turn translucent. Add 1/2 tsp of Ginger garlic paste and fry for 30 seconds. Add the marinated chicken and toss. Cook for 5 minutes and add water. Close lid and cook for another 20 minutes. Take the lid off and let the juices thicken and stick to the chicken. Turn off the heat.
Garnish with cilantro and serve as a starter or as a side dish with rice and rasam or sambar.