Preparation / Directions:
Heat oil in a 3-quart saucepan on medium high heat. Sauté‚ cinnamon, cloves and bay leaf 1 minute. Add onion and sauté‚ until dark brown (about 20-25 minutes), stirring frequently to prevent burning. Add garlic and ginger; cook 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook until soft, about 8 minutes. Mash with back of spoon. Add coriander, cumin, chile powder, turmeric and salt. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add yogurt; mix well. Add chicken. Cover and cook on medium heat until chicken is tender. Garnish with fresh cilantro.