How to make Chicken Curry With Holy Basil And Peanuts -

Thai chicken preparation with basil and peanuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Basil leaves (बेसिल के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken Curry With Holy Basil And Peanuts

Chicken Curry With Holy Basil And Peanuts 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Curry With Holy Basil And Peanuts Recipe

  • Chicken 1 1/2 inch pieces 600 grams

  • Basil leaves 10-15

  • Roasted peanuts ground 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Shallots 10-12

  • Kaffir lime leaves torn 4

  • Coconut cream 2 cups

  • Brown sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Fish sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted peanuts crushed 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh red chillies cut into thin strips 2

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Whole dry red chillies 6-10

  • Galangal chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon grass chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Kaffir lime zest grated 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander roots chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Red shallot chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 30 cloves

  • White peppercorns 10

  • Coriander seeds roasted 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds roasted 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mace 1 blade


Step 1

Grind whole dry red chillies, salt, galangal, lemon grass, kaffir lime zest, coriander root, red shallot, garlic, white peppercorns, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and mace till smooth.

Step 2

Heat oil in a deep pan. Add shallots and sauté. Add the ground paste and continue to sauté for three to four minutes. Add chicken and Kaffir lime leaves and mix. Add coconut cream or thick coconut milk and mix.

Step 3

Add brown sugar, fish sauce and salt and stir. Add crushed peanuts, basil leaves, fresh red chillies and lemon juice. Stir and cook till the chicken is done.

Step 4

Serve hot with fragrant Thai rice.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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.