How to make Chicken Vindaloo Tacos -

Tacos get a new identity when stuffed with chicken vindaloo – an excellent starter

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Taco shells (टाको शेल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Vindaloo Tacos

Chicken Vindaloo Tacos Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Vindaloo Tacos Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into ½ inch pieces 450 grams

  • Taco shells 4-8

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Malt vinegar 3 tablespoons

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic cloves 7-8

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Cinnamon ½ inch

  • Dried red chillies 4-5

  • Oil 3-4 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 2-3

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Cloves 2-3

  • Green chillies slit 2-3

  • Onions finely chopped 2-3 medium

  • Sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Potatoes peeled, cut into small cubes and deep-fried 2 medium

  • coriander leaves chopped, 1 tablespoon + to garnish

  • Sour cream for garnish


Step 1

Put chicken pieces in a bowl. Add turmeric powder and salt, mix well and set aside to marinate.

Step 2

Grind together vinegar, ginger, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, garlic cloves, cinnamon and dried red chilies with some water into a smooth paste.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cardamoms, peppercorns and cloves and sauté for 30 seconds

Step 4

Add green chilies and onions, mix and sauté till golden. Add marinated chicken, mix and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Add ground paste and mix well. Add little water, mix well and cook till the chicken is done.

Step 6

Add sugar and potatoes, mix well and cook till the sugar melts. Add 1 tablespoon coriander leaves and mix well. Remove from heat.

Step 7

Fill the taco shells with the chicken vindaloo. Garnish with coriander leaves, drizzle sour cream on top and serve immediately.

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