Aromatic Chicken Curry for a Party

Aromatic Chicken Curry for a Party
Aromatic Chicken Curry for a Party

Aromatic Chicken Curry for a Party

The post for today is a deliciously warm and tasty chicken curry with Indian spices.I prefer the gravy to be bit-watery as its served with appam. So if you guys want it to-be thick, reduce the amount of water accordingly.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course lunch, Main Course
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 2


  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 onions
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1-2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3-4 tsp coriander powder
  • 1-2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1-2 tsp coconut (dessicated or fresh)
  • 1 tbsp yoghurt / curd (low fat or fat free)
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1-2 sprig coriander
  • 1-2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste


  • 2 cardamons
  • 2 cloves
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds


  • Grind the onions, tomatoes and green chillies to a fine paste. Keep aside.
  • Cut and clean the chicken into small chunks. Keep them aside in a bowl.
  • Heat the oil on medium high in a cooking vessel. Once the oil is heated up, add the masala and cook for a min.
  • Add the above made paste and salt in the tempered oil and cook on low flame for 10-15 min. Cook till the oil separates from the tomato-onion-green chilly paste. Now add the turmeric, chilli and coriander powder. Saute till the raw smell disappears.
  • Throw in the chicken chunks and cook for another 5-10mins. Add the ginger-garlic paste now and cook till the raw smell disappears. Pour in the water and tear the curry leaves into the gravy and cook-covered for 15-20 min. Once they chicken is done, sprinkle the shredded coconut and mix in the yogurt/curd. Check for the seasoning and add salt, if needed.
  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander.
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