Garam Masala and Sour Cream Chicken Bake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by sdowswell

Found this online while looking for a new way to cook chicken. The first time I made it was for my Mother-in-law, who immediately requested I share the recipe. Pretty good, considering I'd never cooked for her before :)

Top Review by Ang11002

I have had this in my cookbook for a while and been looking forward to making it. But the first problem I had was after baking for 20 minutes, it was still not cooked, so I left in oven for about 40 instead. After cooking, it smelled wonderful but the taste was just OK. I REALLY wanted to love this. Im sorry to give it just 3 stars:(

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  2. Score chicken a bit to help spices sink inches.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil.
  4. Add onions and saute until light brown.
  5. Add chicken and continue to saute, turning once, until half cooked (about 10 mins).
  6. While chicken is cooking, combine sour cream, yogurt, lemon juice, garam masala, tumeric and salt in a bowl.
  7. Mix till smooth.
  8. Once chicken is nearly cooked (as described above), Remove chicken from pan and place in sauce mixture, turning to coat.
  9. Transfer coated chicken to baking dish.
  10. Bake 20 mins or until cooked through.
  11. NOTE: if garam masala isn't in your taste, you can use ground white pepper instead.
  12. NOTE: this dish doens't freeze well because of the yogurt, but will last well a few days in the fridge.

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