How to Make Indian Chicken Curry (Indian Recipe)

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How to cook simple chicken curry (Indian style) in yogurt based gravy with basic Indian spices.

Ingredients:
(Serves 2-3)
350 gms boneless chicken
2 small potatoes
1 inch ginger piece
3-4 cloves of garlic chopped
1 large onion
1 green chilli
1/2 cup of Yogurt + 1/2 cup of water
1/2 tsp red chilli pwd
1/2 tsp turmeric
2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp coriander pwd
1/2 tbsp Tomato paste
2 tbsp oil for cooking
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala
Pinch of Kasoori methi (Dried fenugreek leaves)
Garnish with cilantro leaves

1. Fry cumin seeds in hot oil
2. Add onions, ginger, garlic, green chilli and fry for 2-3 mins
3. Mix yogurt, water and spices to make sauce.
4. Once onions start turning golden brown, add chicken and let it get white (sealing in the juices). Usually takes 2-3 mins
5. Next, add potatoes. fry for 2 mins.
6. Add tomato paste. Mix it well.
7. Add yogurt sauce.
8. Everything will be done in about 4-5 mins. (Cooking time depends on cut of the chicken. Make sure potatoes are cooked as well.)
9. Once chicken is cooked, add garam masala and dried fenugreek leaves. Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve with roti, rice or naan
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39 thoughts on “How to Make Indian Chicken Curry (Indian Recipe)”

  1. Giancarlo Vega

    I've made your recipe five times after I got these amazing spices at our local Indian Market…..it's the best!!! I am excited to try making your other dishes…thank you!

  2. david lathwell

    Quick ,easy , and a great taste.
    The best home cooked curry I have ever tasted.
    Thanks for sharing.

  3. traveled all over India from North to South, and learned all different ways of cooking Chicken curry, never ever found anyone who cooked chicken this way. Usually a good chicken curry can take up to almost 1 1/2 to cook or even more.

  4. i want to know what those basic indian spices are. i'm supposed to learn something from this video

  5. I`m a cook but not an indian cook and was a bit confused you didn`t cook out the powdered spices with the onions etc.And large chunks of potatoes take a wee bit longer to cook than chunks of chicken breast.

  6. Beks Kristiansen

    My sons loved this!! they have been eating east indian since they were in side my tummy. I would love to learn how to do Saag Paneer.

  7. Looks awful. I'm not meanig to be cruel, but I am surprised you had the cheek to name this video Indian style chicken curry. In India or Pakistan, they would laugh at such a basic bland looking effort. This is an insult to our culinary heritage.

  8. Edward Ladrera

    I want to try this one but I could not find masala and two more spices in the nearest mall..  I have to go to the city to look for it.  It seems nice to me,   Our curry always has coconut milk.  This one has none so I am curious.

  9. Ian Hutty (hutmiester)

    Nice video – did you know you sound like Carol Vorderman exactly. Polite note x

  10. First indian cook who can actually speak english. You do a great job explaining wft is with those spices. Thank you!

  11. I love how your videos are more about giving people the knowledge to create their own curries rather than just providing a recipe for people to follow blindly. I've made several different curries based on this video and all of them have been lovely.

  12. I tried this for lunch. As I went on my day I was farting so bad co-workers were giving me bad looks. My boss even asked me if I was okay. I precised to explain what I ate but they didnt want a excuse. I then left for the subway I continued to fart and I was scared to shit my pants. Then it happend. I shit green liquid all down my leg. The smell was so bad I got off at the next stop and continued to shit. I dont know what you put in this but i duplicated it and I shit everywhere for days.

  13. very well and concisely explained the basic curry principles. Thank you.
    Just a question on the frozen ginger…I tried to find this in 2 of the well known big supermarkets near my place in London, but could not find this in the frozen food section. But I found one in a glass jar in the fridge side of the vegetable section. Is this the one you are talking about ? It contains some preservatives. If not, can you tell me what is the brand and if possible, which supermarket did you get it from – if you are in the UK ? Many thanks and greatly appreciated.

  14. Matthew Nehring

    So if you can't use the creme fraiche, would it be okay to use sour cream to you think?

  15. Well organised, well presented, clear speaking and easy to understand. One of the better videos I have watched. Have subscribed, thank you.

  16. Last of Brunnen G

    Fantastic vid, easily the best curry video I've seen. (I think i've looked at like 10 these last 2 days)

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