Recipe: Spicy chicken Curry( Coconut Milk)

Updated: Feb 17, 2014, 16:42 PM IST


1 kg Chicken cut into small pieces

1/2 cup curd

1/4 lemon juice

1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

1 tbsp Coriander powder

1/4 tsp cumin powder (jeera)

1/2 tsp Red Chili powder

1 tbsp of khasakhasa soaked milk and make paste

2 finely chopped onions

1 cardamom, 1/2 " cinnamon and 5 cloves finely ground( Garam Masala Powder)

1 Star anise (chakra ful)

1 Cinnamon

coconut milk of 3/4 cup

Coriander leaves around


2 tbsp oil

Make a paste of Green chilies 3 Ginger, 1 1/2" piece Garlic and 6 cloves


For about 15 mins marinate the chicken in curd, coriander,cumin and turmeric powder, lemon juice and half of the ground ginger-garlic-green chili paste .

In a pan mix the star anise, cinnamon stick (dalchini) and chopped onions in oil and stir for 5 mints.

Add up the other ground ginger-garlic-green chili paste and let i cook for 4 mints.

Sprinkle the red chili powder on it.

On high heat mix the marinated chicken with it and stir occasionally

Lower the flame, add salt an khasakhasa paste and bring it to a fine mixture.

Add the paste to the chicken and cook for 10 mints.

Cook till oil separates. Add 1 1/2 cups water and mix. Bring to a boil, reduce flame and cook for 13-14 mts.

In the end add garam masala powder and mix well.

Pour the coconut milk and cook for 4 mints.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

Ready to Serve.