Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan or kadai.
Add the chicken pieces, give a stir and fry on high heat for 3 mins till the chicken pieces change color. The chicken pieces will release water so allow that to dry up too.
Now add 1 tsp of salt and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and continue to fry on high heat for another 3 mins.
Add the Spice Masala Paste, mix & fry on medium heat for 5 mins.
Next add the coriander powder, mix & continue to bhunno on medium heat for 2-3 mins till masala coats the chicken pieces & oil separates.
Add the sliced tomatoes, mix well & fry on medium heat for 2 minutes & then cook covered on low heat for 5 mins till tomatoes are soft. Open the cover & stir once in between.
Add the crushed/powdered fried onions, mix and bhunno/simmer for another 2 mins on medium to low heat till oil separates.
Add 250 ml water & 1/2 tsp garam masala powder, mix and cook covered on low heat for 15 mins till chicken is tender.