Nov 23, 2011

Homestyle Chicken Curry

Homestyle Chicken Curry

A delicious chicken curry, made of minimum oil and less spices. Goes well with Rotis / Rice / Pulao / Idiyappam / Appam / Whole wheat bread / Brown bread ...

Serves: 3

You will need

1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, finely sliced
6 curry leaves
2 tablespoon ginger - garlic paste (fresh & homemade)
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoons water
500 g chicken pieces, cut into medium pieces
1/2 cup (100 - 125 ml) water
3/4 teaspoon salt


Wash and clean chicken pieces. Drain out water thoroughly and keep aside.

Dilute red chilli powder, pepper powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder in 2 tablespoons of water and keep aside. Make a smooth solution (spice mix).

Heat oil in a wide pan. Add finely sliced onion and fry till pink color.

Add curry leaves and stir well.

Add ginger - garlic paste and stir well for 2 minutes.

Add diluted spice powder mix. Stir on a low heat until the water dries up and raw smell disappears.

Add chicken pieces, salt to taste and 1/2 cup (100 -125 ml) water. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a tight lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 25 - 35 minutes or until done / gravy slightly thickens / chicken pieces softens.

Serve with Rotis / Pulao / Brown bread ...

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