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chicken curry

Chicken curry is a curry sauce made with small chunks of chicken and generally includes vegetables, such as onions and peppers. For many people, chicken is the most popular and preferred curry. This rice pairs well with appam, porata, chappathi, pathri, chappathi, and other Indian dishes. It also pairs well with ghee rice. The most popular gravy at hotels is chicken curry, which is simple to prepare at home.

Preparation time

10 min

Cooking time

45 min



  • Chicken – ½ kg
  • Ghee – ¼ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Yogurt / Curd – ½ cup
  • Onion – 2 large sliced thinly
  • Green Chillies – 2 slit
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprig
  • Tomatoes – 2 chopped finely
  • Tamarind pulp – 1 tblsp
  • Water as needed
  • Salt to taste
  • Garam Masala Powder – 1.5 tblsp
  • Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped


  • Kashmiri Chilli Powder – 2 tblsp
  • Coriander Powder – 2 tblsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder – 2 tsp
  • Garlic – 6 to 8 cloves


  • Take chicken, yogurt, salt and turmeric powder in a bowl and mix well. Set aside for 30 mins.
  • Take spice powders in a dry pan and toast for 2 to 3 mins. Take it in a blender and add garlic. Grind to a smooth puree.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, add in curry leaves.
  • Add onions, chillies and salt and saute till golden.
  • Add in chicken and mix well. Cook for 10 mins.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Now add in the ground masala, tamarind and water and mix well. Cook for 10 to 15 mins.
  • Add garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Cook till oil separates from the curry.
  • Add in coriander leavers and mix well.
  • serve

1)Take chicken in a bowl.

2)Add salt and turmeric

3)Add in yogurt

4)Mix well. Leave to marinate for 30 mins

5)Take your spice powders

6)Take kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and turmeric powder in a dry pan

7)Roast on low heat for 3 to 4 mins

8)Take it in a blender

9)Add in garlic

10)Grind to a smooth puree

11)Heat ghee in a pan

12)Add in curry leaves

13)Add in sliced onions

14)Season with salt.

15)Add in chillies

16)Cover and cook till onions is cooked down.

17)Now the onions are golden

18)Add in chicken

19)Mix well

20)Cook till it is well seared. Around 10 mins.

21)Add chopped tomatoes

22)Add in the spice powder mix.

23)Mix well. Cook for 10 mins or so.

24)Add in tamarind water

25)Mix well and simmer till chicken is done.

26)Add in garam masala powder

27)Simmer till oil separates

28)Add in coriander leaves

29)Serve with smile

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