Spicy Indian chicken

    25 min

    Delicious and fragrant, this is a good staple recipe to have on hand when you're craving a takeaway.

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    Serves: 5 

    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 onion, sliced
    • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
    • 2 green chillies, chopped
    • 2 1/2 dessertspoons ground coriander
    • 1 teaspoon garam masala
    • 500g (1 1/4 lb) skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, diced
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
    • handful chopped fresh coriander, for garnish
    • salt to taste

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add onion, ginger garlic paste, chillies, ground coriander and garam masala, and fry until onions turn golden brown.
    2. Add chicken pieces, turmeric, nutmeg and chilli powder and let cook for 5 to 6 minutes.
    3. Add salt and additional coriander powder to taste and cook until done. Garnish with coriander if desired, and serve.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. this was great, don't worry about the water, I added 4 tbsp and had loads of water when it finished. the trick is to cook at a low temp, it takes a little longer but it was gorgeously tender.  -  18 Jul 2008


    If making this recipe for one or two people I highly recommend that you cut the ingredients to 1/4 of a teaspoon and also add 2-3 Tablespoons of water as it happens to be very dry without it.  -  17 May 2015


    Tasted great  -  10 Mar 2012