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easy indian chicken curry

a recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

This is a basic curry. You can add your own spin by adding more spice or less sugar. It's just so good.

serves 2
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy indian chicken curry

  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 lg
    sweet onion sliced
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 lg
    tomatoes diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    ginger paste
  • 2 tsp
    each coriander powder and garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    each red chili powder & turmeric
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 3
    boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro chopped
  • basmati rice & naan for serving

How To Make easy indian chicken curry

  • 1
    Add oil to a large skillet. Add the onions and sugar and cook until caramelized. Remove the onions with a slotted spoon and let drain on paper towels. leave the oil in the pan.
  • 2
    Add the onions to a food processor and process into a paste. Remove and set aside. Add the tomatoes to the food processor with the ginger and garlic paste. Process until well mixed.
  • 3
    Add the spices & brown sugar to the tomatoes. Add the onion paste back to the skillet and stir fry over medium high heat for 3 minutes. Add the tomato mixture and cook 2 or 3 minutes until the oil begins to separate. Add the chicken pieces and the hot water.
  • 4
    Simmer for about 15 minutes. Top with fresh cilantro. Serve with basmati rice and naan

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