Simple chicken curry

IMG_20151111_073256_AO_HDRThis simple chicken curry can be made very easily. It can be prepared with any ready made chicken masala or garam masala , whatever is available. Try to get the best flavourful garam masala for making this simple chicken curry.The taste depends on the masala that you used.

Simple chicken curry goes well with rice , chappathi ….etc.


Chicken       – 1/2 kg

Onion           -3 nos

Green chillies – 2 nos

Tomato         – 1

Ginger          – 2” piece

Garlic           – 6 nos

Oil                – 3 tbsp

Curry leaves – few

Mustard seeds -1/4 tsp

Chicken masala – 2 1/2 tsp (adjust according to your taste)


Cooking method

Wash the chicken thoroughly and drain off the water completely.

Heat oil in  a deep pan and crack mustard seeds then add ginger garlic paste to this . Fry till the raw smell goes off.

Add onions, green chillies, curry leaves and fry  in low  flame till  onion become golden brown.

Add chicken masala  mix well and fry it till you get an aroma.

Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it become soft.

Add chicken and salt to this mixture mix well and keep it covered for some time.(5-10 mins)

Add hot water for the chicken to cook. cover and cook  in low flame and stir in between and cook till the chicken is done. If you want you can seasoned with small onion and curry leaves. ( It is optional  )


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