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Spicy Chicken Curry



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 45 mins (15m prep + 30m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

South India recipe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  3. 3.Add minced ginger, minced garlic, slit green chilies, and curry leaves. Sauté for a minute.
  4. 4.Add the chicken pieces and cook until they are lightly browned.
  5. 5.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and garam masala. Mix well to coat the chicken.
  6. 6.Add tomato puree and salt. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. 7.Add water and bring the curry to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  8. 8.Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  9. 9.Serve hot with steamed rice or naan bread.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra heat, add more red chili powder or chopped green chilies.
  • chevron_rightYou can marinate the chicken with yogurt and spices for added flavor.
  • chevron_rightServe with a side of raita or pickle for a complete meal.