Chicken Curry – The Ultimate Indian Curry Chicken Recipe

Chicken Curry: It is one of the common Indian subcontinent Dish and it also includes Southeast Asia, Caribbean as well. A typical Chicken Curry from India or you can call it as an Indian Chicken Curry consists of chicken stewed in an onion- and tomato-based sauce, a variety of spices like cumin, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom and flavored with tomato puree, garlic, ginger, chili peppers. Outside South Asia, chicken curry is often made from Curry powder, basically, it’s a premade mixture of different spices.

Chicken Curry

Being an Indian boy, I always love to eat Chicken Curry, and in India, you will find that most of the families always love to have Curry Chicken on every weekend because this recipe is something that every housewife know, since in their childhood also, they used to eat the same Curry Chicken.

Peoples in Northern India love to cook their Curry Chicken with extra added spice.  Curry Chicken is so popular in India that it can be found in street shops as well as five-star restaurants. It is almost an experiment in the kitchen when you are cooking something. Sometimes the food turns out to be really good and all our family members praise us and when it isn’t, they always tell that you are a bad cook.

How to make Chicken Curry?

On the basic Chicken Curry Recipe, Indian peoples always try new variations every other day.

  • Indian chicken curry is typically made with whole spices and saute them in oil. Then we make the sauce made with ginger, onions, garlic, and tomatoes, and powdered spices.
  • Chicken thighs or Chicken breasts are then added to the sauce and cooked through in low heat for about 15 minutes or so.
  • In South India, people also use curry leaves & coconut to give it a different taste.
  • You can garnish your Chicken curry with coriander leaves, and served with roti(chapatti) or rice.

Overall this dish is perfect for everyone who is a chicken lover and it will ready in just 40 minutes and if you want to save your time then you can use chicken masala instead so that you don’t have to make the masala paste. So it’s a great recipe for your kids also because you can feed them right away by using the curry masala or chicken masala.

Chicken Curry Recipe

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Serves 4

Chicken Curry

This Chicken Curry Recipe is perfect for everyone who is a chicken lover and it can be just made in 40 minutes. So enjoy this delicious curry chicken recipe.

20 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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  1. On a skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute onion until lightly browned. Stir in curry powder, cinnamon, garlic, bay leaf, ginger, paprika, sugar and salt for 2 minutes. Add tomato paste, yogurt, chicken pieces, and coconut milk. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cook for 20 to 25 minutes on simmer.
  2. Remove bay leaf, and stir in cayenne pepper & lemon juice. Simmer 5 more minutes.


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Curry Chicken Nutrition facts:

  • Calories- 315
  • Fat- 22g
  • Carbs- 15g
  • Protein- 20g

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