How to make Chicken in Tamarind Sauce with Jasmine Rice -

Chicken cooked with tamarind pulp and red curry paste and served with jasmine rice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Tamarind pulp (इमली का पल्प )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken in Tamarind Sauce with Jasmine Rice

Chicken in Tamarind Sauce with Jasmine Rice Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chicken in Tamarind Sauce with Jasmine Rice Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 2

  • Tamarind pulp 3-4 tablespoons

  • Jasmine rice cooked

  • Thai red curry paste 3 tablespoons

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Brown sugar 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Make incisions on chicken breasts. Apply 1 tbsp red curry paste on both sides of each breast. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick pan. Place chicken breasts on it and cook, turning sides, till well browned on both sides.

Step 2

Heat remaining oil in another non stick pan. Add remaining red curry paste and sauté for a minute. Add tamarind pulp and mix well. Cook for a minute. Add 5-6 tbsps water and stir to mix. Cook till it comes to a boil. Add brown sugar and mix well. Pour the sauce over chicken and coat them well with the sauce.

Step 3

Place chicken pieces on a serving plate and pour the sauce over it. Place cooked jasmine rice along the side and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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