Homestyle Chicken Curry | How to make Homestyle Chicken Curry

By Bindiya Sharma  |  16th Feb 2016  |  
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Homestyle Chicken Curryby Bindiya Sharma
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About Homestyle Chicken Curry Recipe

A Comforting and warm Chicken curry.. serve piping hot with paranthas/chapatis.

Homestyle Chicken Curry

Ingredients to make Homestyle Chicken Curry

  • 1 kg chicken pieces(can be boneless if desired)
  • 2 Large onions(pureed)
  • 5-6 Large Red tomatoes(pureed)
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Deggi mirch
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam masala
  • 1 tbsp Fresh cream
  • 2 Fresh green chillies, sliced(or as per taste)
  • Fresh ginger juliennes for garnishing
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • salt to taste
  • 1-2 cups Hot water
  • 1 tsp Crushed Kasuri methi

How to make Homestyle Chicken Curry

  1. Heat ghee in a heavy pan.
  2. Fry the Chicken pieces, a few at a time till brown and almost cooked. Remove and reserve.
  3. In the same ghee, add the pureed onions and brown over low heat.
  4. Now add in the cumin, ginger-garlic paste and deggi mirch.
  5. Fry for 2 more minutes, then tip in the tomato puree.
  6. Let cook till oil separates.
  7. Add in the Chicken pieces, green chillies, turmeric, garam masala and salt. Mix well.
  8. Add hot water and transfer Chicken to a pressure cooker and cook for upto two whistles, alternately cover and cook for 15-20 minutes in the pan or till Chicken is cooked through.
  9. Mix in the cream and kasuri methi, adjust the amount of gravy required.
  10. Garnish with the ginger juliennes and serve hot.

Reviews for Homestyle Chicken Curry (6)

Ranjana Ghosha month ago

Made this! First time cooking after a long while and this was perfect for some late night dinner. Substituted ghee with butter and it was already pretty good, can't wait to make it with ghee next time!

Pearl Carvalho2 years ago

Love a this dish

Kanak Patel2 years ago

This is so yummy...

Christine Lambert3 years ago


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Priti Desai3 years ago

Such a nice recipe!

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