Mom's Famous Red Chicken Curry

Mom's Famous Red Chicken Curry


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About this recipe: This is my family's favorite Chicken Curry that my Mom used to make on every special occasion and now my kids enjoy it just as much.... this is to you Mom ! Happy Mothers Day!

Louella New Jersey, United States

Serves: 6 

  • 1 whole Chicken
  • 6 Red Chillies
  • 4 Peppercorns
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 inch piece of Cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Corriander Seeds
  • 4-6 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch piece of Ginger
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • Water Enough to cover up the chicken
  • Chopped Corriander leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Tamarind juice

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Cut up the chicken in fairly large pieces. Wash and apply salt to chicken and set aside.
  2. Grind together the Red chillies, peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds, corriander seeds, garlic and ginger into a fine paste.
  3. In a vessel, heat in 2 tablespoons of oil. Put in the chopped onions and fry till they are golden brown. Put in the masala and fry for 2 minutes. Put in the chicken mix well and then add the water.
  4. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer till the chicken is cooked. Put in salt to taste and tamarind juice. Stir well and let cook for additional 5 minutes. Garnish with Corriander leaves.

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good - tried and liked it - 19 Jul 2016


- - - 06 Sep 2015


Good Recipe - 02 Oct 2014

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