Chicken Curry Recipe - A basic and simple chicken curry.

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Indian Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Chicken ( चिकन ) ,

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Chicken Curry

Hindi: murgh
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Chicken Curry

  • Chicken 800 grams

  • Onions 4-5 medium

  • Ginger 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes 4-5 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Green cardamom 4-5

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin powder 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Heat ghee/oil in a thick-bottomed pan. Add cinnamon, cloves and green cardamoms and sauté for half a minute. Add onions and sauté till golden brown.

Step 2

Add ginger paste and garlic paste and continue to sauté for two to three minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder. Mix well. Add pureed tomato and stir. Cook till oil separates from the masala. Add the chicken pieces and salt.

Step 4

Sauté on high heat for five minutes. Add two cups water, bring to a boil, cover and cook till the chicken is fully done. Sprinkle garam masala powder and garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

How to make Chicken Curry

Step 1

Heat ghee/oil in a thick-bottomed pan. Add cinnamon, cloves and green cardamoms and sauté for half a minute. Add onions and sauté till golden brown.

Step 2

Add ginger paste and garlic paste and continue to sauté for two to three minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder. Mix well. Add pureed tomato and stir. Cook till oil separates from the masala. Add the chicken pieces and salt.

Step 4

Sauté on high heat for five minutes. Add two cups water, bring to a boil, cover and cook till the chicken is fully done. Sprinkle garam masala powder and garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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