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Chicken curry

Sujata Limbu
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Chicken curry RECIPE

A chicken curry that will tingle your taste buds

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Himachal
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. ½ kg chicken
  2. 2 medium sized onions, finely chopped
  3. 1 medium sized tomato, finely chopped
  4. 2 green chillies, slit
  5. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  6. 1 tsp red chili powder
  7. 1 tsp garam masala powder
  8. 1 bay leaf
  9. 3 cardamoms
  10. 6 cloves
  11. 3 inch cinnamon stick
  12. Few peppercorns
  13. 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  14. 2 tbsp yogurt
  15. 2-3 tbsp oil
  16. salt to taste
  17. Few coriander leaves, to garnish


  1. Wash the chicken pieces thoroughly and drain the water.
  2. Heat oil in a pan/kadai, add the green chillies and dry spices, fry till a beautiful aroma develops.
  3. Then add onions and fry till they turn golden in colour. Then add the ginger-garlic paste and stir fry till the raw smell disappears.
  4. Now add in salt, tomatoes and turmeric together, stir well and fry till the mixture becomes dry. Cover with a lid and let it simmer and cook till the tomato softens.
  5. Add the chicken and stir fry till it turns white in colour. Then add red chili powder, and salt, mix well and fry for another minutes.
  6. Pour water just enough to immerse the chicken. Do not add too much water, curry will become runny.cover and cook on a medium flame till the chicken is half cooked
  7. Add garam masala and curd. Mix well and cook till the chicken is cooked soft and tender.
  8. Serve with rice, chapathi or biryani.

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Pavana Shetty
Pavana Shetty   Sep-29-2019

felix stanley
felix stanley   Jul-04-2019

This looks really popular Sujata! Would I be able to post this recipe on my website under your name in the UK? If so - an image of yourself would be even better! You can find me via @the_felixster. Thank you!

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