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Chicken Vindaloo

Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
0 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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ABOUT Chicken Vindaloo RECIPE

A tangy and fiery hot recipe from Goa. Vindaloo is originally a Portuguese recipe that has a chilli ,garlic and wine based recipe but we Indians use vinegar instead of wine. I prepared this dish and it turned out awesome.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Goa
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. Chicken - 1 kg
  2. Dry kashmiri red chillies - 8
  3. Dry red chillies- 4-5
  4. Cumin seeds-1/2 tbsp
  5. Garlic cloves - 10-12
  6. Ginger roughly chopped - 1 tbsp
  7. Green cardamom -2
  8. Cinnamon - 1/2 inch stick
  9. Vinegar - 5 tbsp
  10. Salt as required
  11. Onion -2 large sized, thinly sliced
  12. Turmeric - 1 tsp
  13. Coriander powder- 2 tsp
  14. Garam masala -2 tsp


  1. Soak the kashmiri dry chillies and dry red chillies in warm water for 2-3 hrs, if you don't want it too spicy, you can deseed both the red chilies or reduce the amount of red chilies.
  2. Now grind these soaked red chilies, garlic cloves, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, cumin seeds and 3-4 tbsp vinegar into a fine paste. Marinate the chicken with this paste for 45 mins -1 hour.
  3. Heat a kadai with 3-4 tbsp oil, add the thinly slice onions and fry till it turns brown in colour. Then add the marinated chicken and fry the chicken on a high flame for 4-5 mins. Now add in turmeric,coriander powder, salt and give it a good stir.
  4. Then reduce the gas on a low flame, cover and cook for 15-20 mins while occasionally stirring the chicken in between.
  5. After 20 mins, once the chicken becomes tender and the masala separates from the oil, means it's almost done.
  6. Now you can add water as per your desired consistency and keep cooking it further for 5-6 mins. If you want it to be a little more tangy, you can add a little more vinegar at this time. Next, add the garam masala and check the seasoning.
  7. Chicken vinlaoo Is ready to be served! Serve it with steam rice/ bread / roti or whatever you like to eat.

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Tulona Chatterjee
Tulona Chatterjee   Mar-21-2020

Really it's awesome...and my husband love this chicken the most.

Deepsikha Roy Chakraborty
Deepsikha Roy Chakraborty   Sep-19-2017

Really yumm

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