Delicious Chicken Curry

Posted: April 11, 2010 by gigagyaan in Indian Food
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My favourite Chicken dish is a curry which I learnt to cook from my friend when I was in college. I used to get invited by her on Sundays to have this delicious Chicken Curry.
I keep experimenting with this all the time.  I am sharing here with you the recipe that i have perfected over time.

Chicken Curry

Recipe Yield: 6-8 servings
  • 1 medium sized chicken, cut into pieces.
  • 1 tablespoons chilli Powder
  • 4 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 2 large white onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 taplespoons ground tumeric
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chilly flakes
  • 2 green chilles, seeded and minced
  • 2 sticks of cinnamon
  • 2 dried large black elachi
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • Salt to taste.
  1. Marinate the Chicken pieces in salt, tumeric powder and chilli powder for 15-20 minutes.
  2. In a dutch oven heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the cinnamon sticks, black elachi and dried bay leaves.
  3. Add the thinly sliced onions cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes or so. Stir in the minced garlic,ginger, green chillies and the crushed chilli flakes. Cook until the onions turns brown in color, about 5-6 minutes.
  4. Add the crushed tomatoes, tumeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, salt to taste. cook another 5 mintues covering the lid.
  5. Add the chicken pieces to the sauce; mix properly to coat all the pieces.
  6. On medium heat cook the chicken about 6-7 minutes.
  7. Then add water to make some gravy and cover the lid and cook until the chicken is no longer pink near the bone, about 30 minutes.
  8. Garnish with cilantro to serve.

I usually serve it with freshly cooked basmati rice and salad.

  1. Krishnaveni says:

    delicious chicken curry, yumm

  2. Priya says:

    Slurp, fingerlicking chicken curry, soo tempting..

  3. Nandini says:

    Welcome back. The curry sure looks very delicious and appetizing! Happy new year!

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