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5 from 11 votes

Chicken Curry

Delicious Chicken curry made with homemade curry powder and tomato onion base ready in 30 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chicken curry
Servings: 4
Calories: 297kcal
Author: Swathi (Ambujom Saraswathy)


  • 1 ½ lb boneless chicken
  • 3 teaspoon Curry powder
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup red onion chopped
  • 1 green chili optional
  • 2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tomato I used roma tomatoes. Try to use fresh ones .
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoon cilantro leaves
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cup water/broth


  • Heat coconut oil in a skillet and add 1 cup chopped onion and 1 green chili and ¾ teaspoon salt. Add 2 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste and mix well. When it became translucent add curry powder and tomato and cook again for 1-2 minutes until oil starts oozing out. Then add chicken and mix well and 1 ½ cup water.
  • Continue to cook for 10 -15 minutes until the chicken gets cooks well. Then add curry leaves and cilantro and continue cook for other minutes until you get desired consistency of gravy.
  • Mix well and enjoy with bowl of rice.



Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 683mg | Potassium: 930mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 834IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg
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