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Saucy Chicken 65

A spicy, sweet, sour and saucy chicken 65.
Servings: 4



  • 600 g chicken

For marination

  • 2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

For the sauce

  • 3 tbsp yoghurt
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • A sprig of curry leaves
  • 4 green chillies 1 cut into 3 pieces
  • 1/2 of onion chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • Half of a capsicum cut in chunks (optional)
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt to taste



  • Marinate the chicken in the above mentioned ingredients and shallow fry on high heat till charred on the outside. Keep aside
  • Blend together the yoghurt, tomato paste and ketchup.
  • In a pan heat butter, add in the curry leaves and green chillies. Sauté for a minute.
  • Add in onion and saute till soft and brownin color. Add ginger garlic paste and mix well for a minute. Add capsicum if using.
  • Add in the sugar, chilli powder and salt. Sauté well.
  • Pour in the blended yoghurt mix. Stir for 5 minutes on high heat.
  • Add the fried chicken to this. Pour in the water.
  • Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes.


✔️ If you want to give a bright red color to the curry, add 2-3 drops of red food color.
✔️ Adjust the spice level according to your preference.
✔️ I added 2 tsp of sugar, do a taste test and add sugar according to your liking.