Chicken Curry Recipe

Chicken Curry Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

1.5 kg chicken, cut into bite size

3 tablespoons ghee

1.5 teaspoon chili powder

1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

8 curry leaves

2 large onions, finely chopped

4-5 cloves garlic, chopped finely

2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger

1 teaspoon turmeric, ground

1 tablespoon cilantro, ground

1 teaspoon cumin, ground

1/2 teaspoon fennel, ground

2 teaspoons paprika

Salt to taste

2 tablespoons vinegar

2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped

6 cardamom pods, bruised

1 stick cinnamon

1 stalk lemon grass (white part only)

1 cup thick coconut milk

2 slices of lemon


Method :

Heat up a frying pan with the ghee and fry the fenugreek and curry leaves until they are brown. Add garlic, ginger, onions and fry gently until onions are soft and golden. Add in the chili, cilantro, turmeric, cumin, paprika, fennel, vinegar, and salt to taste. Stir well.


Add the chicken pieces and stir over medium heat until the chicken is well coated with the spices.Add whole spices, lemon grass, tomatoes and cook, cover with a lid over low heat for about 40 minutes. Add the thick coconut milk and more salt if necessary. Squeeze some lemon juice.


After adding the thick coconut milk, do not cover with a lid. Serve with steamed white rice and other accompaniments to make a great meal.


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