1 large chicken (1.5 kg), jointed, washed and drained.
6 sliced onions for seasoning, 4 tbsp. ghee/oil for frying
1 cup curds, beat and keep ready;salt to taste; few chopped almonds for garnishing.
Heat ghee/oil in deep bottomed vessel. Add sliced onions and fry golden brown. Add ground masala and fry till thick and creamy and ghee/oil oozes out. Add chicken and gently cook till all the water evaporates. Add 1 cup water, cover and cook till chicken is tender. Add curds,salt to taste, stir and remove from fire. Garnish with almonds. Serve hot with ghee rice (rice cooked in ghee), white rice or idlis (steamed rice cakes).
NB 1. Can add quartered potatoes for quantity.