Chicken Sauté Assamese Style


  • 1 kg chicken
  • 6 medium onions
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped ginger
  • 8-10 cloves of garlic
  • 2 green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 bunch of chopped coriander leaves
  • 3/4 cup mustard oil
  • 2 bay leaves


  1. Peel and slice the onions thinly
  2. Chop the tomatoes
  3. Make a paste of the ginger
  4. Finely chop the garlic and green chillies
  5. Heat oil in a Kadhai
  6. Add bay leaves and sliced onions
  7. Fry the onions till light golden
  8. Add the ginger paste and chopped garlic and green chillies
  9. Sauté for a few seconds and add chicken and salt to taste
  10. Cook on low heat for a few minutes
  11. Add tomatoes and Kashmiri red chilli powder
  12. Cover with a lid and cook on low heat
  13. Stir occasionally
  14. Once the chicken cooks and the moisture evaporates, add chopped coriander leaves

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