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Fiery Red Chicken Curry

sweta biswal
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Fiery Red Chicken Curry RECIPE

Fiery Red Chicken Curry (Low Calorie Preparation): Loaded with chilis and aromatic spices, this is one homely chicken dish that is sure up warm up the heart and more.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Frying
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 500 gm medium sized chicken pieces
  2. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste for marination
  3. 2 tsp Mustard oil
  4. 1 tsp yogurt
  5. 1/2 tsp turmeric
  6. salt to taste
  7. 2-3 tsp oil
  8. 1 large onion
  9. 1 large potato
  10. 2 medium sized tomatoes
  11. 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  12. 1 tsp coriander
  13. 1 inch cinnamon
  14. 2 green cardamom
  15. 1 star anise
  16. 1 mace
  17. 3-4 cloves
  18. 2 Bay Leaves
  19. 4-5 dry red chilis
  20. 1 tsp Kashmiri chili powder
  21. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste


  1. Marinate chicken pieces with ginger-garlic, yogurt, turmeric, salt and 1 tsp mustard oil. Set aside for 1 hour.
  2. Cut the onion and tomato into two halves. Transfer to a pressure cooker with a little water and boil for 3 whistles. Allow to cool down. Drain away the excess water and mash the onion and tomato. Do not throw this water.
  3. Cut the potato into 4 pieces, fry for 3-4 minutes and keep aside.
  4. Heat a pan. Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cardamon, cinnamon, mace and star anise. Dry roast for about 2 mins. Grind into a fine powder in a mixer grinder.
  5. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin, fennel seeds, bay leaves and red chillis followed by the mashed onion and tomato. Cook for 3 mins.
  6. Add the ginger garlic paste and salt. Fry the paste for about 5 mins.
  7. Add the marinated chicken pieces along with the roasted spices and kashmiri lal mirch powder and cook for 10-15 mins with the lid open. Keep stirring in between.
  8. Add potato pieces, 2 cups hot/warm water, salt if required and allow for 1 whistle.
  9. Keep aside till steam is released. The chicken should be just tender and not overdone. If it is still not done, cook for another whistle.
  10. Serve with white rice . ( Add some ghee over it if you are suffering from cold )

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