Madras chicken curry recipe Indian style | Chennai murgh curry recipe with coconut milk
Madras chicken curry is a popular and delicious dish from Tamil Nadu, India. It tastes spicy and tangy. The coconut milk adds a little sweetness to the curry. The chicken is cooked in the curry which is made with a blend of spices, tamarind paste, and other ingredients. This makes the chicken tender and juicy. Follow my recipe step by step to make this aromatic dish at home.
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Madras chicken curry recipe Indian style
Madras chicken curry is a delicious dish from Tamil Nadu, India. Madras is an old name for Chennai city. This is relatively easy dish to make. A blend of spices, curry leaves, and coconut milk make this dish aromatic and flavorful.
- 500 gm chicken
- 4 tbsp oil
- 1 cup onions, sliced
- 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1 tsp red chili powder
- ¼ tsp turmeric powder
- 2 tsp madras curry powder
- ¼ tsp garam masala
- 12 curry leaves
- 1 tbsp tamarind paste
- ½ cup tomatoes, chopped
- 2 green chilies, chopped
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ cup water
- ½ cup coconut milk
- Heat 4 tbsp oil in a kadai on medium heat. Add 1 cup sliced onions and fry for 5-7 min till they turn brown in color.
- Add 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste and stir well. Sauté for a minute. After that, add 1 tsp red chili powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, and 2 tsp madras curry powder. Then, add 10-12 curry leaves and 1 tsp tamarind paste. Stir well and cook for 2 min.
- Add ½ cup chopped tomatoes and mix well. Cook for 2 min and add 2 chopped green chilies and ½ tsp salt. Mix well.
- Now add the chicken pieces and mix well. Keep stirring in between, and cook for 4-5 min on medium-high heat.
- Then add ½ cup water and stir well. Cover the lid and cook for 15 min on medium heat. Remove the lid and add ¼ tsp garam masala. Give it a good mix.
- Add ½ cup coconut milk and mix well with the curry. Cover with a lid and cook for another 15 min. Turn off the heat.
- Serve hot madras chicken curry with roti, naan, parotta, or steamed rice.
- I have used bone-in chicken pieces, but you can use boneless chicken pieces.
- Adjust the spices as per your needs.
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