The most basic recipe you can make with chicken is chicken curry. It is an easy recipe, which requires some common spices from your kitchen. Fry the chicken pieces well and cook them on low flame so that all the spices get absorbed in chicken pieces. Serve it as a side dish with rice or roti.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30-45 minutes
Servings: 2

  • 500g chicken pieces (skin removed)
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 1 large tomato (cut into cubes)
  • 1 tbsp ginger (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander (finely chopped)

Preparation Instructions:

  • Heat cooking oil in a pan and fry onions till they become golden brown. Turn off the stove. Remove onions from the oil and put them on a paper towel to drain oil.
  • Grind fried onions into a fine paste. Remove in a bowl. Now, grind tomatoes, ginger and garlic into a smooth paste and keep it in a separate bowl.
  • Heat the oil again and add onion paste, fry for 2 minutes before adding tomato paste and other spices. Mix well.
  • Fry the masala till oil begins to separate. Now add chicken to the masala and fry them well.
  • Add 1.5 cups of hot water, cover and let the chicken pieces simmer on low flame till they become soft.
  • When cooked, put them in a serving bowl and serve with naan, chapati or rice.


  • You can increase or decrease the quantity of water according to your preference.

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