Srilankan chicken curry | How to make Srilankan chicken curry

By Rabia Hamnah  |  6th Mar 2018  |  
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  • Srilankan chicken curry, How to make Srilankan chicken curry
Srilankan chicken curryby Rabia Hamnah
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    45

    mins
  • Serves

    8

    People

8

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About Srilankan chicken curry Recipe

This is so simple to make, it involves lots of spice powders and masalas.

Srilankan chicken curry

Ingredients to make Srilankan chicken curry

  • ghee – 3 tblspn
  • chicken – 1 kg cut into pieces
  • cardamom pods -4
  • onion – 5 medium size chopped finely
  • curry leaves – 1 spring
  • fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp
  • cinnamon Stick – 1 small one
  • tomato – 4 medium size chopped finely
  • coriander powder– 1 tblspn
  • ginger – 2 tblspn minced
  • garlic – 2 tblspn minced
  • salt to taste
  • chilli Powder – 2 tsp
  • turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • fennel Powder / Saunf Powder / Sombu Powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala Powder – 2 tsp
  • cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  • Pandan leaf – 1
  • vinegar – 2 tblspn
  • Thick coconut Milk – 1 cup

How to make Srilankan chicken curry

  1. Heat ghee in a deep pot. Add in cardamom, cinnamon, fenugreek and fry for a min.
  2. Add in curry leaves and let them splutter. Add in onions and saute them for few minutes till they turn translucent.
  3. Add in ginger, garlic, salt and give a good stir. Now add in all the spice powders starting from chilli to fennel and give a good mix.
  4. Add in crushed tomatoes and cook for 5 mins till oil separates from it. Add in chicken and let it get coated in all the masala. Add in pandan leaf, vinegar and mix well.
  5. Cover with a lid and simmer the flame. let it cook for 40 to 45 mins till it is cooked completely.
  6. Now add in coconut milk and mix well. Simmer for a couple of mins. Serve with rice or anything of your choice.

Reviews for Srilankan chicken curry (1)

Hema Mallik6 months ago

Thanks for sharing this recipe.
Reply
Rabia Hamnah
6 months ago
tnk u