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north indian style chicken curry

a recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

You can serve this alone or with rice or noodles

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For north indian style chicken curry

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped
  • 1 c
    plain yogurt room temp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh ginger grated
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic minced
  • 2
    serrano chilies seeded and minced
  • 4
    bone in chicken thighs
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground coriander
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 28 oz
    can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro chopped
  • salt
  • 2 tsp
    garam masala

How To Make north indian style chicken curry

  • 1
    Heat the oil in a large pan over high heat. Add the onions and saute for 4 minutes. Turn the heat down and cook until golden brown about 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Put the yogurt in a bowl and mix in the cornstarch.
  • 3
    Add the ginger, garlic, and chilies to the onions. Cook for 2 minutes. Add chicken thighs and cook until they are browned on both sides about 6 minutes. Add the spices and brown sugar.
  • 4
    Add the tomatoes, yogurt and cilantro. Taste and add salt. Turn the heat to low and add a cover. Simmer for about 20 minutes until the chicken is done.
  • 5
    Add the garam masala and stir well. Serve garnished with more cillantro.

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