Ingredients :
Chicken,cut into small pieces  * 1 whole 
Oil * 4 tbsp
Onions, sliced * 1/2 cup 
Tomatoes, peeled and sliced * 1 1/2 cups
Fresh coriander leaves, chopped * 2 tbsp
Ginger paste * 1 tbsp
Garlic paste * 1 tbsp
Garam masala powder * 4 tbsp
Bay leaves * 2 leaves
Red chilies * 4 whole
Coriander seeds * 2 tbsp
Red chili powder * 1 tbsp
Salt (optional)
Method :
1.  Grind corriander seeds and whole red chillies into a coarse powder.
2.  Heat oil in a kadai.
    (A Kadai is a not-so-shallow not-so-deep frying pan, of fairly heavy grade aluminum)
3.  Add bay leaves.
4.  After about 30 seconds, add onions and saute till they turn light golden brown.
5.  Add ginger-garlic paste
6.  Saute for 2 minutes on medium flame.
7.  Add the above coarse powder.
8.  Stir well.
9.  Add tomatoes and cook till they are fully cooked.
10.Add chicken pieces, salt to taste and red chilli powder.
11.Mix well.
12.Cover the kadai.
13.Cook till the chicken becomes tender.
14.Sprinkle garam masala powder over the chicken.
15.Garnish with corriander leaves and onion rings.
16.Serve hot with rotis or parathas.