Wednesday 2 May 2012

Chicken Tomato Curry Recipe / Chicken in Tomato Gravy

Here is a simple & easy to make chicken curry recipe to all who had requested me to post easy chicken recipes :)...This curry is sans a lot of spices as compared to the usual Indian curries and goes very well with all kinds of Indian flat breads. I got this recipe from my mother-in-law. This is my son’s current favorite curry for chapati and I hope you will also like this simple curry.

Chicken Tomato Curry Recipe / Chicken in Tomato Gravy
Preparation Time -15 mints
Cooking Time -30mints
Serves – 3

Chicken – 500 gms, washed and cut into pieces (I used boneless skinless chicken)
Onion -2 medium, finely chopped
Ginger paste – 1tbsp
Garlic paste – 1tbsp
Tomato -2 big, blend in a mixer with little water and strain
Red chilly powder – ½ to 1 tbsp (Adjust to suit your spice level)
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Sugar-1 tsp
All purpose flour / maida – 2 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp (or more)
  • Marinate chicken pieces with salt and all purpose flour for 30 minutes.
  • Heat 1tbsp oil in a non stick pan and stir fry chicken pieces until light golden colour; drain and keep aside. (Since I try to reduce usage of oil I usually stir fry chicken in less oil. If you wish you can deep fry the marinated chicken pieces).
  • Into the remaining oil in the same pan add half of the chopped onion and fry until golden and keep along with fried chicken.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste in the pan and sauté well. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder and sauté well.
  • Add fried chicken, fried onion, left over chopped onion, tomato pulp and sugar; mix well and cook until the chicken pieces are cooked thoroughly and the gravy thickens.
  • Add 1 tbsp of butter, mix well and turn off the heat.
  • Serve hot with Indian flat breads.
  • You can completely omit the addition of butter in the final stage.
  • I sometimes add ½ tsp cinnamon powder just before turning off the heat and it enhances the flavor of the curry.

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  1. Super tasty and pleasing chicken curry !! Looks Delectable !!

    Ongoing event CC:Mom’s Recipe

  2. Delicious chicken,wonderful recipe..thanks for sharing..

  3. Another recipe bookmarked for my 'non vegetarian ' kids.

  4. What a amazing presentation...

  5. Excellent side dish for rotis too..loving it.

  6. Looks so very delicious!!!

  7. looks yummy !!!

  8. This chicken looks dilicious, and tempting. I feel hungry. Nicely done...


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