Make a paste of turmeric powder and salt. Marinate chicken pieces with the masala and keep it for some time.
Powder cardamom, nutmeg, mace and cumin together.
Saute the onions and chillies in dalda or ghee. Add crushed ginger, garlic, powdered masalas, chilli powder and all the chopped leaves and saute well. After some time, add chicken and tomato. Close the lid and cook till done.