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Chicken Vindaloo

Moumita Malla
135 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken Vindaloo RECIPE

Vindaloo is very popular chilli and vinegar based fiery hot dish from Goa. This tangy, spicy curry is originated from Portuguese dish 'Vinh D'allho' a stew bought to the region by Portuguese colonists. You can use any type of meat such as chicken, lamb,beef, pork or even seafood .

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Goa
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free
  • Diabetes
  • Low Calorie

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 500 grams diced chicken
  2. 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  3. 1/2 teaspoon cardamom seeds (both green and black)
  4. 1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  5. 5 nos cloves
  6. 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  7. 4 chinnamon sticks
  8. 1 teaspoons fenugreek seeds
  9. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  10. 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (black)
  11. 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  12. Salt to taste
  13. 2 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste
  14. 3 tablespoons vinegar
  15. 4-6 tablespoons vegetable oil
  16. 2 fried onions paste (heat oil in a pan,add sliced onion, fry them until they turn light brown, then grind to make a fine powder)
  17. 2 bay leaves
  18. Water- 1/2 cup


  1. Gently roast the dry spices from coriander seeds through to the mustard seeds for about 5 minutes in a frying pan on a low heat. Then mix it in a blender. Add the vinegar to this powder. Add a little water to make a paste.
  2. Marinate the chicken in this paste, keep it in the refrigerator for over 2 hours in a non-metalic bowl.
  3. Heat oil and saute the bay leaves, then add ginger-garlic paste and saute until the oil gets separated. Add the fried onions paste, mix and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the marinated chicken into the remaining oil, fry the chicken for a few minutes, add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.
  5. Add water and bring it to a boil, when the water starts boiling, simmer the gas and cover with a lid. Cook till the chicken is tender and the curry is thick.
  6. Your chicken vindaloo is ready to be served. Serve it with hot steamed rice.

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