How to make Quick and Easy Chicken Curry -

When you have unexpected guests for dinner, make this curry – they will love it. it's just plain simple chicken curry and you'll love this recipe. Quick chicken curry is an easy, one-pan recipe that's ready in just 15 minutes. It's perfect for a busy weeknight dinner!

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Garam masala powder (गरम मसाला पावडर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

For more recipes related to Quick and Easy Chicken Curry checkout Picnic Chicken, Sangameshwari Chicken, Barbeque Chicken, Malvani Chicken Sagoti . You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Khada Masala Chicken Spiced Chicken Mirchi Murgh Bourbon Chicken

Quick and Easy Chicken Curry

Quick and Easy Chicken Curry 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Quick and Easy Chicken Curry Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into bite sized 800 grams

  • Garam masala powder 1½ teaspoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cinnamon ½ inch

  • Green cardamoms 2-3

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Onions grated 2 medium

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Tomato puree 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped, 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1½ teaspoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cinnamon, cardamoms and cloves and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add onions and sauté till well-browned. Add ginger paste and garlic paste, mix well and sauté for ½ minute.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and a little water, mix well and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 4

Add tomato puree, mix and add salt. Mix again and cook till oil separates.

Step 5

Add chicken pieces, salt, 1 tablespoon coriander leaves, mix well and add garam masala powder. Mix well, cover and cook on medium heat for 20 minutes.

Step 6

Garnish with remaining coriander leaves and serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.