Recipe: Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry Recipe

This is a chicken curry recipe I have mastered recently.


  1. Chicken 2.5 lb (1 kg), cut into small size pieces
  2. Potato - 1 medium size, cut into 1 inch cubes
  3. Onions- 1 large, finely chopped
  4. Tomato - 2 small
  5. Chilli powder - 3/4 tbsp, you can add more if you want it very spicy
  6. Coriander powder - 2 tbsp
  7. Garam masala- 1/2 tbsp
  8. Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tbsp each
  9. Cardomom seeds - 8
  10. Cumin powder - 1 tbsp
  11. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tbsp
  12. Paprika powder - 1 tbsp
  13. Salt - 1.75 tbsp
  14. Cumin and fennel seeds - 1/4 tbsp each
  15. Yogurt (curds) - 2 tbsp
  16. Coriander (cilantro) leaves - 2 branches
  17. Curry leaves - 8 -10

Preparation method:

  • First mix ingrediants listed from 5 to 13
  • Mix chicken and above mixture thoroughly
  • Let the chicken marinate for atleast 2 hour, more the better
  • Heat oil in a vessel on medium flame, add curry leaves when they splutter add cumin and fennel seeds stir for few seconds.
  • Now add onions and fry for about 3 minutes stirring few times.
  • Now add tomatoes and fry for about 2 minutes
  • Now add potato and chicken and mix everything thoroughly
  • Let this cook for 10 minutes stirring once in the middle
  • Now add about 1 cup of water and yogurt and mix everything
  • Cook curry on above medium flame for about 25 - 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked fully
  • Note: It's better to cook chicken in open vessel than pressure cooker (comes out better), because it doesn't take much time to cook chicken unlike meat curry
  • Add coriander leaves few minutes before you turn off stove
  • Taste the curry and adjust the salt and chilli powder according to your taste

Enjoy this mouth watering chicken curry with friends and family. Eat curry with paratha or rice.

bon appetit

Chicken Curry

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