How to make Highway Chicken Curry -

Don’t know why this easy chicken dish is called Highway chicken curry, but scores high on taste

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Highway Chicken Curry

Highway 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Highway Chicken Curry Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 2 inch pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Medium onions sliced 2

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Large tomato sliced 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • Steamed rice to serve

  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add cinnamon, green chillies and onions, mix well and saute till golden brown.

Step 2

Add ginger-garlic paste, mix and sauté for 1 minute. Add tomato and salt and mix well. Cover and cook till tomato turns pulpy.

Step 3

Add chicken, coriander powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and coriander leaves, mix well and saute on high heat for 4-5 minutes.

Step 4

Add sufficient water to just cover the chicken and mix well. Cover and cook till chicken is cooked completely.

Step 5

Transfer the chicken into one serving bowl and steamed rice into another serving bowl. Garnish both with coriander sprigs and serve hot.

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