Love garlic? This real and relishing garlic chicken curry is the one to try. If you live close by a curry house or an Indian takeaway, the aromas originating from frying garlic are so irresistible. It’s not easy to find a ‘garlic chicken curry’ to order from a takeaway or a restaurant’s menu. Since this is a proper homemade real curry derived from a family recipe book, better to try it at home.
Thanks to Anil, who is a passionate cook from our hometown wrote this garlic chicken curry recipe for us. It is one of the spicy curries, probably because of the generous amount of garlic used in marinating the chicken pieces. But, the ingredients like yogurt, healthy bell peppers and fresh curry leaves balance the heat and infuse great flavours. Garlic chicken curry is a recipe to explore the exciting new and real flavours.
Garlic Chicken Curry
Here is Your Recipe
500 grams chicken (cut into required pieces)
2 bell peppers (one green, one red)
2 large onions
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon of chilli powder
4 green chillies
2 tablespoon garlic paste freshly made
4 tablespoons sunflower oil
2 cups yogurt
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
10 curry leaves
2 tablespoon coconut powder
10 strands of fresh coriander (optional)
Salt to taste
First mix chicken pieces with garlic paste, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and 2 cups of yogurt.
Marinate this chicken mixture for an hour in the fridge.
Heat the 6 tablespoon oil in a pan.
Crackle cumin seeds.
Now add the sliced onions, bell peppers, curry leaves, green chillies and fry for a few minutes.
Sprinkle coconut powder and stir well for a couple of minutes.
Place the chicken mixture and cook on medium heat stirring frequently but gently.
Pour 2 glasses of hot water and simmer for 20 minutes.
Keep mixing occasionally.
Check that chicken pieces are nicely cooked.
You may cut one chicken piece into half and make sure no raw meat is left in the core.
Garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves and serve with Naan or rice.
Use free range chicken for best results.
Add a squeeze of fresh lime to the chicken for a quick marination.
Use coconut oil for a Southern Indian flavours