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Spicy South Indian 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 Indian recipe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add onions and sauté until golden brown.
  3. 3.Add ginger, garlic, green chili, and curry leaves. Sauté for a minute.
  4. 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and cumin powder. Mix well.
  5. 5.Add tomato puree and cook until the oil separates from the masala.
  6. 6.Add chicken pieces and cook until they are browned on all sides.
  7. 7.Add coconut milk and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  8. 8.Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with rice or roti.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra heat, add more green chilies or red chili powder.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a milder curry, reduce the amount of red chili powder.
  • chevron_rightServe with steamed rice or naan bread for a complete meal.