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Chicken Curry

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Chicken Curry is made in every home kitchen but everyone has a different recipe or different technique of making it. Here I am sharing a simple recipe to make chicken curry, which uses most humble spices but gives an amazing taste.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2


For Marinade

  • 500 gms Chicken with bones
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic and green chili paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Red chili powder
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric

For Gravy

  • 2 nos Medium size onion, Sliced
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic green chili paste
  • 2 nos Medium size tomatoes, Paste
  • 2 tbsp Cream
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tbsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp Dried fenugreek leaves

Whole Spices

  • 2 nos Cloves
  • 4 nos Black peppercorns
  • 2 nos Bay leaves
  • 1 no Black cardamom
  • 2 nos green cardamom
  • 2 nos Whole red chilis


  • Marinate: wash and pat dry chicken and marinate the chicken with all the ingredients. Cover and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in heavy bottom pan or kadhai; temper it with whole spices. Let it crackle for a minute.
  • Now, add ginger garlic paste and sauté till the raw smell goes off. Add the sliced onions and sauté for 8-10 minutes, till it turns light brown in color.
  • Add the dry spices; salt, haldi, red chili powder, dhaniya powder and kasoori methi. Mix it well, by adding some water.
  • Now add the tomato paste and sauté for about 8-10 minutes, till oil separates.
  • Add the marinated chicken to the masala and cook on medium flames, till the chicken is well cooked. You may add some water, if required.
  • Now, add cream, kasoori methi and garam masala and mix well. Serve hot with choice of Indian bread.


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