Mom's Chicken Vevichathu

Chicken: 1 kg
Onion: 3 sliced
Tomato: 3 chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste; 2 tbsp
Curry leaves: 2 sprigs
Mustard: 1 tsp
Cumin: 1/2 tsp
Saunf/ perinjeerakam:  1/4 tsp
Cloves: 3
Cinnamon: 1
Cardamom: 2
Coriander powder: 3 tbsp
Kashmiri Chilly Powder: 2 tbsp
Garam Masala; 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
Oil: 2 tbsp
Salt: as needed

Heat oil. Splutter mustard. Add the cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, cumin and saunf.
Saute for a few seconds
Now throw in the onion.
When it brown along the edges, add the ginger garlic paste and let the whole mix brown properly.

Add the tomatoes and saute till limp
Add the masalas and saute till the raw smell is gone and oil separates.
Now mix in the chicken, salt and let it cook in low flame for 5 minutes.
Now add half a cup water, close the lid of pressure cooker and cook on high till first whistle.
Lower the flame and turn off the stove at the second whistle.
Serve warm with rice or chapati

Linking this to Cooking Concepts- Moms Recipe