Spicy Garlic Chicken Curry :

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Onion -1 large (finely chopped)

Red Wine Tomato / canned tomato – 2 (puree)

Ginger- garlic paste – 2 tsp

Cinnamon – 2 sticks

Cloves – 2

Garlic – 15 – 20

Curd/ yogurt – ¼ cup

Green chilies – 1

Salt to taste


Chicken (boneless) – 500gms cut into small

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Red Chili powder / Kashmiri red chili powder – 2 tsp

Lime juice – 2 tsp

Salt – ¼ tsp


Oil – 1 tbsp

Butter / clarified butter – 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1tsp

Pepper corns crushed– ½ tsp

Fennel seeds – 1 tsp

Curry leaves – 1 strand


Marinate the chicken by adding red chili powder, lemon juice, turmeric powder & salt.

Heat the oil on the low flame, splutter the mustard seeds, fennel seeds and crushed pepper corns.

Now add the peeled garlic cloves, chopped onions, green chilies and ginger-garlic paste until the raw flavour goes off.

After that add the ground tomatoes and saute for 2 minutes.

Now add the curd & chicken and saute it for 5 – 8 minutes until the chicken half cooked.

Add the generous amount of water and mix it well.

Now cover the lid and cook for 15 minutes, once its get dry.

Garnish it with hand full of cilantro & mint.

Serve it hot and enjoy it with dosa, idly, steamed rice & chapathi!!!

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