Tasty Tomato Chicken Curry

Brad Nichols


I picked this basic Sri Lankan curry up from some friends of the family and adapted it to suit our tastes. An easy and delicious introduction to South Asian cuisine, this curry is not spicy, but bursting with flavors and easy enough that anyone can make it! If you prefer your curry spicy, simply add your favorite form of heat either during the cooking process or at the table. Cooks up great from frozen in the slow cooker or crock pot too. Enjoy!!

★★★★★ 2 votes
15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


chicken thighs, bone in
7 Tbsp
larich's roasted curry powder
4 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 large
shallots - chopped
1 medium
onion chopped
3 clove
garlic - chopped
2 can(s)
crushed tomatoes (28 oz)
bay leaf
1 1/2 Tbsp
1 1/2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
ground black peeper
4 c
cauliflower - bite sized pieces
1 pkg
frozen petite peas
2 medium
potatoes -cubed
2 Tbsp
ground fresh chile paste (i use sambal oelek)

How to Make Tasty Tomato Chicken Curry


  • 1Heat curry powder in the bottom of a dry soup pot over medium until fragrant, stirring occasionally to prevent burning - about 3 mins
  • 2add oil, onions, garlic and shallots and mix well. Should form a paste like consistency..Cook for 3-4 minutes
  • 3Add Chicken thighs and brown over medium heat for 5-7 minutes turning as required
  • 4Stir in crushes tomatoes, Salt, Sugar, Bay Leaf,Chile paste and pepper. Mix well and simmer for 60 minutes
  • 5Add cauliflower and potatoes, simmer for 30 minutes longer
  • 6Stir in peas for last 5 mins and serve over rice. Enjoy!!

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About Tasty Tomato Chicken Curry

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy