How to make Lemon Grass Flavoured Chicken Curry -

Lemon grass adds a unique freshness to this delicious chicken curry.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Chicken Curry Cut, Lemon Grass (लेमन ग्रास )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Lemon Grass Flavoured Chicken Curry

Lemon Grass Flavoured Chicken Curry Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Lemon Grass Flavoured Chicken Curry Recipe

  • Chicken Curry Cut curry cut pieces on the bone 600 grams

  • Lemon Grass 1 medium bundle

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon stick 1 inch Stick

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Black cardamoms 2

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Cloves 4

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Brinjal 1 large

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Bhuna masala 130 grams


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick kadai. Add cinnamon, bay leaf, black cardamoms, green cardamoms and cloves and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for half a minute. Add chicken pieces and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Cut brinjal into big pieces, add to the kadai and mix well. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, black peppercorns, garam masala powder and salt and mix well.

Step 4

Add bhuna masala, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Add water till the chicken is completely soaked. Add a bundle of lemon grass and stir. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes till the chicken is cooked.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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