How to make Green Masala Chicken Curry -

Chicken cooked with fresh coriander-mint leaves ground with a number of spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Coriander leaves (धनिये के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Green Masala Chicken Curry

Green Masala Chicken Curry 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 : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Green Masala Chicken Curry Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into 1 inch pieces 750 grams

  • Coriander leaves ½ small bunches

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mint leaves ½ small bunches

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Green cardamoms 3-4

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Tomatoes grated 2 medium

  • Green chilli 1

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Poppy seeds ½ tablespoon

  • Whole cashewnuts 2-3

  • Star anise 1

  • Coriander seeds ¼ cup

  • Fennel seeds ½ tablespoon

  • Caraway seeds ½ tablespoon

  • Garlic cloves 5-6

  • Ginger ½ inch

  • Onions roughly chopped 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt ¼ cup

  • Mint sprig for garnishing


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add bay leaf, 2 green cardamoms, 2 cloves, 2-3 peppercorns and mix. Sauté well and add tomatoes, mix and sauté for 5-6 minutes.

Step 2

Grind fresh coriander, mint, green chilli, cinnamon, remaining green cardamoms, poppy seeds, cashewnuts, star anise, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, remaining cloves, remaining peppercorns, caraway seeds, garlic cloves, ginger and onions into a thick smooth paste with sufficient water.

Step 3

Marinate chicken with red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and yogurt. Set aside for one hour.

Step 4

Add ground paste to the pan, mix well and cook for 8-10 minutes or till the oil separates from the masala.

Step 5

Add the marinated chicken, mix well and cook on high heat for 4-5 minutes. Reduce heat, add sufficient water and mix well. Cover and cook till the chicken is completely cooked.

Step 6

Garnish with mint sprig and serve hot.

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