Dec 29, 2012

A less spicy & Quick Chicken curry for Rice varieties / Indian breads / Hoppers / String hoppers ...

A less spicy & Quick Chicken Curry for Rice varieties / Indian breads / Hoppers / String hoppers ..

Serves : 3


For the chicken:

500 g chicken ( Wash and clean chicken. Drain out water thoroughly. Marinate with 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover and keep aside for 15 minutes ).

Other ingredients

1 tablespoon oil

1 onion (1 big or 2 small size), finely sliced

1 - inch ginger , finely chopped

8 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 spring curry leaves or 6 curry leaves

1 well ripe tomato (1 big or 2 small size), cut into ½ - inch cubes

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder

Marinated chicken pieces

3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

1 cup water / 200 ml (or ¾ to 1 cup water, please measure in Indian standard measuring cup of 200 ml / 8 oz capacity)


Dilute red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder in 2 tablespoon water and keep aside (spice mix).

Heat oil in a pan / karahi on a medium heat.  Add finely sliced onions and fry till golden color. Add  chopped ginger, garlic and curry leaves and shallow fry for 4 - 5 minutes.

Add cubed tomato and stir well for 2  minutes.

Add diluted turmeric - red chilli powder - coriander powder and saute for 2 - 3 minutes on a low heat or until the raw smell goes and well combined with other ingredients.

Add  marinated chicken pieces, salt  to taste and 3/4  - 1 cup water. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 30 minutes or until done / chicken pieces well cooked and gravy slightly thickens. Serve with rice / chapati / appam / bread …

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Hmmm it's been a while since I had chicken curry and I kinda miss and crave it. I have tried many Indian recipes and chicken curry is one of my favorite. Thanks for sharing your simple and easy to cook recipe for curry. This helped me a lot!